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James Chance and the Contortions

One of the original punk jazz groups of the New York No Wave scene, the Contortions were led by saxophonist James Chance, aka James White (birth name James Siegfried). The group formed in New York City in 1977 and ended along with the No Wave scene in 1979.

Similar Bands: 8 Eyed Spy, DNA, Teenage Jesus and the Jerks, Glenn Branca, James White and the Blacks

LPs
The Flesh Is Weak
2016

Molotov Cocktail Lounge
1996

2.8
3 Votes
Lost Chance
1995

Buy
1979

4
79 Votes
Live Albums
Soul Exorcism
1991

3.8
2 Votes

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