The Washington Post described their music as “utterly stunning.” Performances at venues ranging from Chicago’s Old Town School of Folk to Boston’s Club Passim to Carnegie Hall have established the band as a touring force that truly knows no boundaries.
Ellisor’s contributions to orchestral repertoire include such uniquely American works as Blackberry Winter for mountain dulcimer and strings, Whiskey Before Breakfast – Partita for Bluegrass Band and Strings, and Nuages de la Nuit for jazz quartet and strings. Recent premieres include the Nashville Symphony’s performances of Diaspora, and performances of her second concerto for mountain dulcimer and orchestra, Broad Band of Light, by the Tucson Symphony. Her concerto for electric bass, written with and for 5x Grammy-winner Victor L. Wooten, will be premiered by the Nashville Symphony and the Colorado Symphony during the 2014-15 season.
Renowned multi-instrumentalist, composer, photographer, and producer John Mock presents his unique “From The Shoreline” multimedia concert throughout the country. His performances on guitar, mandolin, concertina, and tin whistle are combined with his exquisite photography of the coastal locations that inspire his music.
Pedrosaxo has revolutionized the saxophone, as demonstrated on his 2014 debut album, produced by 3x Grammy-winner Jeff Coffin of Dave Matthews Band.
Known as the lead singer for StorySide:B, Lucio Rubino is a hit-songwriter and producer and demonstrates one of the most stirring voices on the scene today in his self-titled mainstream debut.
Lauded by the BBC as “the greatest living exponent of the electric violin” and by the Juilliard School as one of 100 distinguished alumni, Tracy Silverman has premiered works written for him by John Adams, Terry Riley, and Kenji Bunch. In addition to appearances with major orchestras throughout the world, his unique solo show, “Concerto for One”, engages audiences everywhere while building a bridge between Heifetz and Hendrix!
Trio Globo has crafted a totally original voice in contemporary acoustic jazz. With roots in jazz, classical and sacred music, rhythmic influences derived from travels in six continents, and a combustible spontaneity, cellist Eugene Friesen (Paul Winter Consort), pianist and master harmonica player Howard Levy (Bela Fleck and the Flecktones, Kenny Loggins, Paquito d’Rivera), and percussionist Glen Velez (Paul Winter Consort, Steve Reich) epitomize the quintessential group for the 21st century.
Stephen Young is a country/Christian singer-songwriter living in Burlington, Ontario, Canada. Stephen’s performance of his original Christmas song “This Night” on TBN’s “Praise The Lord” received rave reviews. His moving lyrics and soulful vocal performances are generating attention for this new artist and his debut album, Take My Hand.
C.F. Kip Winger
Roy “Futureman” Wooten