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Neill, Ben (<i>born</i> 1957), composer, trumpet player

Kyle Gann

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online, issue Published in print January 2001 |
Published online January 2001 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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(b Winston-Salem, NC, 14 Nov 1957). American composer and trumpet player. He studied at Youngstown State University (BM 1980, MM 1982), the Manhattan School of Music (DMA 1986) and with La Monte Young, whose meditatively long-toned brass music was a primary influence. He also played the guitar with Rhys Chatham, later following him as music curator of The Kitchen, New York (1992–8). Neill's performing and composing careers have centred on the

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