Eden, Nc, United States
Bret H. Hart [1959 - ] is an improviser, composer, educator, instrument- builder, sculptor, and writer living with his family in Eden, North Carolina.
Hart's graphics, photographs, and scores have been reproduced and published in the US and Russia (Wapnk). The Fitchburg, Massachusetts band, 'The New Pond Fondle', took their name from a 1988 acrylic and enamel painting Hart gave them. He was a recipient of Massachusetts Cultural Council Arts grants in 1997 and 1998, is a property- sculptor, has been an invitee to 'The Northeast Open Exhibition' and shown in New England galleries. Hart's "InstrumenTales Records Presents" has been a part of the Jerome Joy's European COLLECTIVE JUKEBOX exhibitions; v. 3.0, v.3.0, v. 3.11 and v.4.01. Since moving to the deeply interesting American South, Hart has performed and recorded with several bands: Barbwire Hearts, The Cat's Pants, Automatic Music, Autopoesis, The F-Art Ensemble, and most recently, with the "improvising power trio" PorcuPie.