Carl Stone was hailed by the Village Voice as "one of the best composers working in the country today." He was born in Los Angeles and now lives in San Francisco. He studied composition at the California Institute of the Arts with Morton Subotnick and James Tenney. His works have been performed in the U.S., Canada, Europe, Asia, Australia, South America and the Near East. Recordings of Carl Stone's music can be found on New Albion, CBS Sony, Toshiba-EMI, EAM Discs, Wizard Records, Trigram, T:ME/EM:T and New Tone labels.
Recordings of Carl Stone's music can be found on New Albion, CBS Sony, Toshiba-EMI, EAM Discs, Wizard Records, Trigram, t:me |em:t and New Tone labels. His music has been used by numerous choreographers including Bill T. Jones, Setsuko Yamada, Ping Chong, June Watanabe, and Blondell Cummings. Collaborations include those with Yuji Takahashi, Kazue Sawai, Aki Takahashi, Sarah Cahill, Kuniko Kisanuki, Michiko Akao, Rudy Perez, Stelarc, z'ev, Bruce and Norman Yonemoto, Tosha Meisho, Yoshihide Otomo, Hae Kyung Lee, Min Xiao-Fen and Mineko Grimmer.
Carl Stone served as President of the American Music Center from 1992-95. He currently hosts a weekly program in California, and also writes a regular column for Sound & Recording Magazine. His web site can be found at http://www.sukothai.com