Primary Scene: Brooklyn/New York
Chris Pitsiokos is a composer and improviser who performs primarily on alto saxophone. His work bears the influence of figures such as Evan Parker, Jack Wright, John Butcher, John Cage, Richard Barrett, Helmut Lachenmann, Peter Evans, Weasel Walter, and John Zorn. Since arriving in Brooklyn in 2012, he has performed with figures such as Elliott Sharp, Peter Evans, Sam Pluta, Weasel Walter, Marc Edwards, Kevin Shea, Ron Anderson, Frank Gratkowski, and Tim Dahl. In addition to performing and composing music, Chris runs his own record label, Eleatic Records.