Carla Bley (1936-2023) | Chronogram Magazine

Carla Bley (1936-2023)

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Fionn Reilly
Carla Bley
Yesterday, we received the sad news that the supremely influential Woodstock-area composer and musician Carla Bley had passed away at the age of 87, after a long battle with brain cancer.

Here is my 2008 profile of Bley for Chronogram:

https://www.chronogram.com/arts/avant-goddess-2168765

We here at the magazine send our deepest condolences to Bley's husband, bassist Steve Swallow, her daughter, musician Karen Mantler, and all of her family, friends, and fans.