Tag: Cello

Big Ears Festival 2015

The Big Ears Festival in Knoxville brought together an array of musicians from the bleeding edge of the avant-garde to the cutting edge of rock and folk. Kronos Quartet presided over this meeting ground of Vanguard music that included Laurie Anderson, Wu Man, Terry Riley, Rhiannon Giddens and much much more.

Thursday, January 22, 2015 – Echoes Program 1503D

Maya Beiser

Maya Beiser has been called a cello goddess. She usually plays modern classical music, but on her new CD Uncovered, she plays music by Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, King Crimson and AC-DC. Thursday January 22th Echoes Program 1503D Start Time Group Name Song Name Album Name First Half Hour 0:01:00  Fernwood  The Pan Chaser  Arcadia …

Yoed Nir Live on Echoes

Yoed Nir on Echoes

Yoed Nir plays live in Echoes Video.Yoed Nir is one of a new generation of looping cellists, joining the likes of Zoe Keating, Jami Sieber, Matthew Schoening and Hans Christian in creating orchestras of sound with just one instrument.  Although there are lots of instrumentalists who loop, outside of guitarists it seems to be cellists…

Ricochets: The Echoes Living Room Concerts Volume 20.

Ricochets: Echoes Living Room Concerts Volume 20

https://media.blubrry.com/echoespodcast/p/echoes.org/audio/01PrairieSuite.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSIn our 25th year, the 20th Echoes Living Room Concert CD. Epic voices from the 1990s, children of progressive rock, global music explorers and a new sound of ambient pop form part of the roadmap to Ricochets, our 20th volume of live Echoes performances. Here’s some track-by-track…

An Echoes Jam on Yoed Nir

Yoed Nir Headshot

Last night Echoes listeners got to hear cellist Yoed Nir performing live in the Echoes Living Room. He was creating looping orchestrations with his cello, all of it played and much of it improvised in the moment.  Greg Pelican, a subscriber to Echoes On-Line was so charged up, he picked up his drum sticks and…