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Peter Gordon

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  • Years Active: 1970s, 1980s, 1990s


Biography All Music Guide

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Studied at Center for Contemporary Music, Mills College. Plays saxes and other winds, keyboards. Organized "Trust in Rock" concerts of art-rock in 1976 at University of California at Berkeley. Producer of many records included early Laurie Anderson, Arthur Russell, David Van Tieghem, etc. Many film scores including incidental music for Spielberg's Joe Vs. the Volcano. Founder the Love of Life Orchestra. Many international tours. Opera The Strange Live of Ivan Osokin (1994), settings of Kathy Acker songs and collaborative theater work at BAM, Otello. After 1995's Peter Gordon and the Love of Life Orchestra Quartet, he issued 1996's Yellow Box.