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Composer Anthony Cornicello (born in Brooklyn, New York, 1964) writes music that blurs distinctions between performers and electronics, timbre and harmony, composition and improvisation, and explores the boundaries of what may be considered post-classical concert music. His music is vibrant and visceral, full of rhythmic energy and harmonic sophistication, and his forays into live electronics have led to exciting combinations of instruments and processed sound. Cornicello’s background as a jazz pianist is evident not only in the rhythmic activity of his music, but also in his constant investigation of the rich sonorities available from a variety of instruments.

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Various Writings

My dissertation on Spectral Music may be found here.

I have a blog at Sequenza21, but it is not currently active. This blog has more recent postings.


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Straight-Up Jazz Trio

Straight-up Jazz Trio was formed in 2015, and is dedicated to playing our own interpretations of jazz standards.

The group consists of Venlo Odum on drums, and Rick O'Neal on bass.

We currently have several live recordings on SoundCloud, collected in a Straight-up Jazz Trio page.


You can email me at this website anthony(a)

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