Born in Arizona in 1943, brought up in Southern California from 1950 - 64, Garret List came of age as an artist in New York City in the 1960s and 70s. He was a lead trombonist at the Juilliard School of Music, and concertized frequently as one of New York’s top freelance musicians. He soon became a leader in the growing new music world performing with the likes of John Cage and friends, the Juilliard Ensemble, Anthony Braxton, Steve Lacy, Frederic Ryzewski, Karl Berger’s “Creative Music Studio”, MEV in its NYC version.
For 40 years, Garrett List composed an impressive amount of pieces, whether it’s chamber music, cantatas, music for jazz orchestras, symphonic music or even music for solo instrument. (garrettlist)