Daniel Carter and Federico Ughi are two artists based in New York and involved with the creative music scene.
Daniel Carter -biography
One of the legendary masters of creative music. Born in Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania in 1945.
Alto and tenor saxophones, flute, trumpet, clarinet.
OVER PAST THREE (+) DECADES HAS PERFORMED WITH MANY ARTISTS INCLUDING:
Sun Ra, Cecil Taylor, Billy Bang, William Parker, Roy Campbell, Sabir Mateen, Sonic Youth, Simone Forti, Joan Miller, Thurston Moore (Sonic Youth), Nayo Takasaki, Earl Freeman, Dewey Johnson, Nami Yamamoto, Matthew Shipp, Billy Martin, John Medeski, Wilber Morris, Denis Charles, MMW (Medeski, Martin, & Wood), Vernon Reid (Living Colour), Options, Spring Heel Jack, Yo La Tengo, Federico Ughi, Raphé Malik, Sam Rivers, Sunny Murray, Hamiet Bluiett, Bob Moses, Jaco Pastorius, Enrico Rava, David S. Ware, Steve Swell, Matt Lavelle, Karl Berger, Don Pate, Gunter Hampel, David Grubbs, the No Kneck Blues Band, Alan Silva, Susie Ibarra, Steve Dalachinsky, D.J. Logic, Margaret Beals, Douglas Elliot, Butch Morris, TEST, Other Dimensions In Music, One World Ensemble, Saturnalia String Trio, Levitation Unit, Wet Paint.
Federico Ughi -biography
Federico Ughi is an artist based in New York with a particular interest in improvisation.
During the years, he has performed or recorded as a composer, drummer, and electronic musician with such artists as:
Daniel Carter, William Parker, Steve Swell, Steve Dalachinsky, Andrea Parkins, Matt Lavelle, Michael Evans in New York and Geoff Simkins, Steve Buckley, Phil Durrant, Cinematic Orchestra (Ninja Tune) and Bloody Riot in London, UK and Italy.
He has been based in New York City since 2000, where he lives and plays regularly in venues like the Knitting Factory and CBGB.
From 1994 - 1999, he lived in London, and performed in many venues and festivals. He co-led the acoustic quartet 'After Breakfast' which toured throughout Europe, and was awarded a grant from Jazz Services for the "After Breakfast UK Autumn Tour 1998". He moved to New York inspired by Paul Bley, with whom he studied.
Federico Ughi toured throughout NYC, Europe and UK performing in many festivals including: Vision Festival NYC, Copenhagen Jazz Festival, Brighton Jazz Bop Festival, Relay 1998 UK, Total Eclipse Festival UK.