Composer / pianist / electronics musician Craig Taborn was born and raised in Golden Valley, Minnesota. He resides in Brooklyn, New York. He has played and recorded with Roscoe Mitchell, Wadada Leo Smith, Tim Berne, Steve Coleman, Lester Bowie, Evan Parker, Bill Laswell, David Torn, Mat Maneri, James Carter, Marty Ehrlich, Chris Potter, Leroy Jenkins, Joe Maneri, Susie Ibarra, Carl Craig, Bill Frisell, Drew Gress, David Binney, Dave Douglas, Lotte Anker, Gerald Cleaver, Adam Rogers, Hugh Ragin, Meat Beat Manifesto, Rudresh Mahanttappa, Graham Haynes, and Rob Brown among others.
Taborn currently leads a trio and the 5 piece Junk Magic ensemble. He is also a member of progressive noise/punk band "The Gang Font," and he does frequent solo performances on both piano and electronics.
Taborn is performing with Mike Reed and Josh Abrams at Elastic Sound & Vision Gallery on October 3. He is also performing with Jeb Bishop, Fred Lonberg-Holm, and Tim Daisy at Heaven Gallery on October 4.