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Sten Hostfalt
New York City Guitarist Bassist Composer Bandleader Producer Educator


Sten Hostfalt November 21 2014 World Premiere Solo Concert Performance
of 'Four New Microtonal Pieces' at XXXV Encontre De Compositors Festival
at Pilar i Joan Miro' Palma de Mallorca, Spain. Photo by Jose' Luis Luna

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Welcome to the website of New York City guitarist, bassist, composer, bandleader, producer, record label proprietor
and music educator Sten Hostfalt, a four-decade veteran of the International jazz and improvised creative music scene.

Sten Hostfalt is a leading innovative guitarist and composer working on the New York music scene of today.
He performs with some of the most original and unique voices in modern music and has been called 'highly
exceptional' by legendary American music icon Jimmy Giuffre and 'virtuosic' by musical innovator Joe Maneri
- Jon Damian FRESH MUSIC : Explorations with The Creative Workshop For Musicians, Artists and Teachers.

Celebrating fifteen years since the release of '29 Pieces For The Microtonal Guitar Live At Knitting Factory New York'
deemed ' among the most riveting explorations of the microtonal world ever recorded ' by SIGNAL TO NOISE
' a genuinely innovative approach, may be considered a groundbreaking work in the future' by JAZZ REVIEW
' it shows just how how far an instrument can be bent and altered to meet a more experimental and
adventurous need, taking you on a journey to a place where rules simply don't exist

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