Joshua Fried is the youngest composer to appear in Schrimer Books' American Music in the 20th Century (written by
Kyle Gann). He is a recipient of numerous awards including a 1994 NEA Composer's Fellowship, two NYFA (New York Foundation for the Arts) Fellowships, a 1996 Artist Residency at the Rockefeller Foundation's Bellagio Center on Lake Como, Italy, and MacDowell, Yaddo and Djerassi Colony Fellowships.
His work has been presented at the Bang On A Can Festival, Music Now Prague, New Music America, Lincoln Center,
The Israel Festival (Jerusalem), ICC (Tokyo), John Schaefer's " New Sounds Live" (syndicated on NPR), ISCM's World
Music Days Warsaw, Café de la Danse (Paris), Het Apollohuis (Eindhoven, The Netherlands), Podewil (Berlin) and the Dutch Royal Palace, plus New York City venues such as Merkin Concert Hall, the Knitting Factory, The Kitchen, DTW,
The Bottom Line, Limelight, Irving Plaza, Danceteria, Here, P.S. 122, Dixon Place and La MaMa Experimental Theater.
Fried's 1986 recording "Jimmy Because," with guest guitarist Fred Frith, was released by Atlantic Records. He is re-mix producer on dance records by They Might Be Giants, Chaka Khan and Ofra Haza.
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