Carla Bley

Carla Bley

American jazz composer, pianist, organist and bandleader
Genre-bending jazz pianist and composer, known for her avant-garde work, whose writing style is unique and highly regarded.
BornMay 11, 1936
HometownOakland, California, United States of America
SpouseSteve Swallow (m 1991 - present) , Michael Mantler (m 1964 - 1991) , Paul Bley (m 1957 - 1964)
ChildrenKaren Mantler
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