Ashley Paul

Ashley Paul is a performer and composer based in New York City, United States. She uses an array of instruments including saxophone, clarinet, voice, guitar, bells and percussion, mixing disparate elements to create a colorful pallate of sound that works its way into her intuitive songs; free forming, introverted melodies. This blend manifests beautiful and simple musical forms against acoustic experimentation. Her solo albums have received high praise being chosen Album of the Column in The Wire, number one on Byron Coley and Thurston Moore's Tongue Top Ten in Arthur Magazine and included on NPR's All Songs Considered Best of 2010. She has been interviewed or featured in Wire Magazine, BOMB, Gonzo (Circus), Dummy, The Quietus, Ad Hoc, Spex, The Sound Projector and Foxy Digitalis. Paul has performed or recorded with Phill Niblock, Loren Mazzacane Connors, Aki Onda, C. Spencer Yeh, Anthony Coleman, Joe Maneri, Joe Morris, Seijiro Murayama, Greg Kelley and Eli Keszler appearing on such labels as PAN, ESP-Disk' and Tzadik. She received a Masters of Music from New England Conservatory in 2007. Read more on User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply.

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