James Chance

James Chance (1953–2024) was an American saxophonist who proliferated on New York’s No Wave scene. In 1979, he headed avant-funk titles by The Contortions (Buy) and James White & The Blacks (Off White), both on ZE Records. Contortions members: James Chance (vocals, saxophone), James Nares (guitar), Pat Place (slide guitar), Reck (bass), Adele Bertei (organ), […]