Musician Profile Search Results: “cello”

Adam Fisher

Oh, when the great white shark met the giant squid, They danced the Tango as no one ever did. Though neither one had been to a dancing school, Their Milonga was a jewel. Thus begins Adam Fisher's outrageous new cycle of animal songs,...

Alex Kelly

After earning three bachelors degrees and two masters degrees in music, Alex Kelly completed a doctorate in cello performance with a secondary area in composition from the University of Oregon. Alex has performed and composed for a variety...

Anil Eraslan

He graduated and got his masters degree from Strasbourg Conservatory where he studied under Frank van Lamsweerde and Marc Coppey. Studying contemporary music, jazz, and free improvising under Vincent Courtois, Anssi Kartunnen, Eric Watson,...

Ashia

Coming from a family with a musical and theatrical background, her father a blues singer and mother a former actor, Ashia knew she was meant to lead a life in an artistic field. She was born in Poland, but her family came to the United...

Bethany & Rufus

Having recently returned from the Festival Daoula in Bamako, Mali; Bethany & Rufus have expanded their group formation to include Yacouba Moumouni (Niger) and Haitian Percussionist 'Bonga' Jean-Baptiste. The expanded group came into being...

Christopher A Hoffman

Multifaceted cellist Christopher Hoffman has perfomed with Pagoda, Ryan Scott, Clare Muldaur, Christina Courtin, Ryan Adams, John Zorn, Devotchka, Henry Threadgill, Jenny Scheinman,Fred Lonberg-Holm, Butch Morris, Nate Wooley, Otomo...

Christopher Hoffman

Christopher is best known as a cellist to a varying list of bands, singer/songwriters, film makers, composers, improvisers and noisers. Christopher leads a band called Sad Companion as well as Limpet Trio, Iosono and Smart Growth Zone. He...

Clifford Allen

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Dan Kassel

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Dana Leong

Described as crafting “lines of sublime lyric content" (Chicago Tribune), and “sizzling, highly stylized solos" (Philadelphia Inquirer), Dana Leong started his impressive career with the rare skill of commanding both the cello...

Daniel Levin

"Cellist Daniel Levin is a major new voice on his instrument and in improvised music* — Ed Hazell Daniel Levin was born in 1974 in Burlington , Vermont . He began playing the cello at age six. He has performed and/or recorded with...

David N. Baker

David Nathaniel Baker, Jr. was born December 21, 1931 in Indianapolis, Indiana. He is Distinguished Professor of Music and Chairman of the Jazz Department at the Indiana University School of Music in Bloomington, Indiana. A virtuoso...

Erik Friedlander

Cellist Erik Friedlander is a composer and an improviser, a first-call studio player and a jazzbo. A veteran of NYC's downtown scene, his 12 CDs as a leader recently include, Block Ice & Propane, his solo cello reinterpretation of American...

Fred Katz

Fred Katz (born February 25, 1919) is an American composer, songwriter, conductor, cellist, and professor. Katz was classically trained at the cello and piano and began his career in a number of classical and swing orchestras. In the early...

Fred Lonberg-Holm

Chicago based cellist Fred Lonberg-Holm grew up in Wilmington Delaware where he began formal cello studies at the age of 10. Eager to move away, he did so immediately after High School relocating to New York. There he studied with a...

Gil Selinger

Cellist, Composer, SoundPainting Conductor, Improviser. All are words which describe Gil Selinger, a musician at the forefront of 21st century music making. As a cellist, Gil's background is in Classical, Jazz, and Free Improvisation. All...

Giuseppe Tortora

Cellist, composer and arranger, Giuseppe Tortora started studying music very early, at first as a pianist, then as trombonist under his father’s guidance. Then he began studying Cello and got his fist degree at the Conservatorio “S....

Glynis Lomon

Cellist Glynis Lomon went to Bennington College to continue her classical cello studies in 1973 where she met and began performing with musician/composer Bill Dixon. The music of Dixon's ensemble combined the exploration of the frontier of...

Greg Heffernan

Greg “Cosmo D" Heffernan is a versatile cellist whose musical passions have led him to work in improvisation, jazz and electronic music. Greg is currently based out of New York City and works as a freelancer, bandleader and touring...

Hank Roberts

Hank Roberts (born March 24, 1954 in Terre Haute, Indiana) is an American jazz cellist and vocalist. His instrument is electrified, and his style is a mixture of rock, jazz, avant garde, folk and classical influences. He is strongly...

Jeff Song

Musician and composer Jeff Song is becoming well known for his contributions to the world of contemporary improvised music and to the growing body of creative music by Asian Americans. Originally from the Midwest, Song has been active in...

Joan Jeanrenaud

Joan Jeanrenaud was born and raised on a small farm outside Memphis, Tennessee. She started playing the cello at age 11 and began studying with Peter Spurbeck the following year. As a teenager, Jeanrenaud - who was the principal cellist of...

Jody Redhage

Called an “adventurous cello songstress” (Time Out New York), cellist, composer, and vocalist Jody Redhage's dual passions for chamber music and new music have led her to participate in an array of cutting-edge projects. Praised for...

Juan Verdera

Born in 1974 in Cuba, Juan Verdera started the cello at the age of 7. After his large experience in classical music, his creativity pushed him to search new sounds in the world of jazz fusion and progressive rock. From the record of the...

Junko Fujiwara

What brought you to music? “I come from a family of musicians, so I wasn’t really brought to music, but rather music was brought to me. My dad is a piano technician whose family had a music store in Japan. He played violin when he...

Laurie Haines Reese

Laurie is dedicated to creating new music that features the cello. Improvisation is an important part of music, a part that allows each individual a chance to speak the music that is in their heart. An accomplished classical musician,...

Lucio Amanti

Lucio Amanti (b. Montreal, Canada, 1977) is a Canadian cellist with a neapolitan soul. He grew up and begun his studies in Cello and Composition in Naples (Italy) then in France and finally in USA with the legendary cellist Janos...

Margaret Parkins

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Matt Brubeck

Matt Brubeck is a composer/performer specializing in improvisation on the cello. He also plays piano and bass. Raised on jazz and classically trained at Yale, Matt is at ease in multiple genres and has taken his cello improvisation skills...

Matt Haimovitz

Renowned as a musical pioneer, cellist Matt Haimovitz has inspired classical music lovers and countless new listeners by bringing his artistry to concert halls and clubs, outdoor festivals and intimate coffee houses, any place where...

Matt Turner

Matt Turner is widely regarded as one of the world's leading improvising cellists. Equally skilled as a pianist, Turner performs in a myriad of styles and has shared the stage in the U.S., Canada, Europe and Asia with Cape Breton fiddle...

Nioka Workman

NIOKA WORKMAN cellist A DISTINCT VOICE … Nioka Workman is an active among force of innovative cellists forging new frontiers for string players. Drawing on the “genius” of celebrated bassists and family members, uncle Arthur Harper...

Peggy Lee Band

Invitation is the fifth record by The Peggy Lee Band and the second release by the group for Drip Audio. The album showcases the high standard of ensemble playing the group has become known for, as well as outstanding individual...

Rob Bethel.

Robert Bethel, cello Since receiving a Bachelor of Music in cello performance from Ohio State University in 1986, Robert Bethel has led an active and varied musical life, studying privately with William Conable, David Darling, Einar Holm,...

Robert Rivera

Robert Rivera, eclectic classical cellist and award-winning composer, recently won an award for best film score with Ben Geddy at the Arizona Independent Film Festival. Robert studied at the Manhattan School of Music, Mannes College of...

Rubin Kodheli

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Shirley Smart

Shirley Smart Shirley Smart has had a varied and unusual career. After a studying at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London, where she performed with the LSO and gave a concert of trios with renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma at the...

Theresa Wong

Theresa Wong is a cellist, vocalist, composer and improviser whose work encompasses music, theater and the visual arts. Her training in classical music and design fused during a fellowship at Fabrica Center in Treviso, Italy where she...

Tomas Ulrich

Cellist-composer Tomas Ulrich received music degrees from Boston University and the Manhattan School of Music. After attending a performance by the great Soviet cellist Mstislav Rostropovich at the age of eight, Mr. Ulrich was inspired to...

Ulrich Mitzlaff

ULRICH MITZLAFF Cello player (acoustic and electric) & composer (http://www.myspace.com/ulrichmitzlaff), e-mail: (umitzlaff at clix dot pt) Ulrich Mitzlaff completed his cello studies in the seventies at Tübingen (Germany) with Professor...

Valerie Thompson

Valerie Thompson is a native of Kansas City, MO. She began classical cello studies at the age of ten, and is a graduate of Berklee College of Music with a B.M. in music performance. She has performed in the Czech Republic as a...

Vic Rawlings

Vic Rawlings (Boston- amplifier/ prepared cello, speaker elements/ exposed circuitry) employs a still and unstable sound language that traverses from the visceral excess of the Laurence Cook Disaster Unit to the extreme austerity of undr...

Vlad Makarov

Vlad Makarov is the free improv musician, painter and improviser cello & guitar. He is the pioneer of Russian new improvised music and Russian alternative art. From the different styles; free improvisation, contemporary classic, new jazz,...

Yoed Nir

Born in Israel, Yoed Nir is a classically trained cellist who began his music studies at the age of seven at the Tel Aviv Conservatory, graduating from the Jerusalem Music Academy in 2005. He then participated in Master Classes for...
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