Primary Instrument: Band/orchestra
Haberdashery is a genre defying acoustic ensemble based in Los Angeles, CA, known for their energetic, evocative and witty performances. Led by composer/bassist Brandon Turner, Haberdashery synthesizes their diverse and eclectic influences of Tango, Classical, Jazz, Folk, Gypsy, and French music with the precision of chamber ensemble; and expands upon those influences with the improvisational freedom of a jazz combo. Haberdashery’s versatile acoustic musicians, Gee Rabe- Accordion, Chris Luther- Violin , Dan Cole Guitar, and Brandon Turner- Double Bass provide a memorable range of timbres and textures.
Starting as Brandon Turner’s graduate thesis project in 2008, Brandon enlisted the help of longtime friend Dan Cole and classmate Chris Luther. Needing an accordion player to complete the ensemble, Brandon posted an ad on craigslist and connected with Gee Rabe . It became clear at their first rehearsal that Haberdashery had a winning chemistry that could not be limited to a school project. Since that fateful rehearsal, Haberdashery has been performing at venues throughout Los Angeles to enraptured audiences. Influenced by boundary breaking artists like Astor Piazzolla, Kronos Quartet and Tin Hat Trio, Haberdashery plays music with an international sound that has been likened to an indie film soundtrack unfolding before you.
Los Angeles, CA
Willing to teach:
Intermediate to advanced students