World fusion took on classical dimensions when Yo-Yo Ma formed his acclaimed Silk Road Ensemble. He brought together musicians and composers from around the world to create a new dialogue in a hybrid cultural sound.
On the next Echoes, it’s new music by Radiohead. The revered progressive alt-rock band has trickled out a new single called Burn the Witch. We’ll hear that and a trio called Secret Sky with 3 members of Loreena McKennitt’s band.
The Zone Music Awards is the only place that acknowledges New Age, Ambient, Electronic, Solo Piano and World Fusion, all in one place. We take a look at this years ceremony which took place on May 7 in New Orleans with artists like Jeff Oster, Paul Avgerinos, Eric Scott and many more.
Jamie Sieber was at the leading edge of a new generation of cellists taking the most soulful of symphonic strings in new directions, looping her cello and using electric guitar-style effects. She comes in to create her looping cello chamber works live.