Tristan Honsinger

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Tristan Honsinger (born October 23, 1949 in Burlington, Vermont, USA) is a cello player active in free jazz and free improvisation.

Honsinger studied at the Peabody Conservatory di Baltimore and he moved in 1969 to Montreal. In 1974 he moved again to Amsterdam, where he joined the ICP-Orchestra with drummer Han Bennink and pianist Misha Mengelberg. He worked, among others, with Derek Bailey, Steve Lacy, Alexander Von Schlippenbach, Lol Coxhill, Louis Moholo and with singer Mola Sylla. He was aslo member of the Cecil Taylor Ensemble.

He lives now in Berlin and he plays in several projects.