Quotes by Carla Bley

About Carla Bley:

Carla Bley is an American jazz composer, pianist, organist and bandleader. An important figure in the free jazz movement of the 1960s, she is perhaps best known for her jazz opera Escalator Over The Hill (released as a triple LP set), as well as a book of compositions that have been performed by many other artists, including Gary Burton, Jimmy Giuffre, George Russell, Art Farmer, John Scofield and her ex-husband Paul Bley.

Author Bio

  • NameCarla Bley
  • DescriptionAmerican musician
  • BornMay 11, 1938
  • CountryUnited States Of America
  • ProfessionPianist; Bandleader; Composer; Conductor; Jazz Musician
  • AwardsGuggenheim Fellowship