Noel Akchote: Bruckner Motets Arranged for Guitar

Noel Akchote: Bruckner Motets Arranged for Guitar
Noël Akchoté (born 7 December 1968, Paris) is a French guitarist mainly active in the free improvisation, classical, experimental and free jazz. This album contains 10 motets by Bruckner that Akchote has arranged for guitar.

Trained from the age of eight, he debuted as a guitarist in 1990.[2] He collaborated with a wide variety of musicians among which Henri Texier, Louis Sclavis, Daniel Humair, Jacques Thollot, Sam Rivers but mostly with Derek Bailey, Eugene Chadbourne, Fred Frith, Evan Parker, Lol Coxhill, Tim Berne and George Lewis.

Later in his career he began contributing on albums of David Grubbs, Luc Ferrari, David Sylvian, J. G. Thirlwell (for his band Steroid Maximus), Max Nagl, Andrew Sharpley, Jean-François Pauvros, and the band Earth of Dylan Carlson.

He is the older brother of French electro artist SebastiAn.

My thanks to Trevor Cooper for this information.