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Quartet San Francisco

Quartet San Francisco's 2006 release Latigo, which gave passionate expression to the group's devotion to tango, was honored last December with two Grammy nominations in the Classical Crossover field, including “Best Album.”

Their audacious new ViolinJazz Recordings CD Whirled Chamber Music ups the ante, presenting what violinist Jeremy Cohen calls “crossover music in its purest form.” Due for release September 25, the new disc draws from a wide variety of indigenous American forms—jazz, funk, rock, tango—that are imaginatively crafted by Cohen for string quartet. The CD's title refers to the walls between genres coming down, with the Quartet offering, you might say, “a new whirled order.”

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Pacific Premieres
Pacific Premieres
ViolinJazz Recordings
2013
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Whirled Chamber Music
Whirled Chamber Music
ViolinJazz Recordings
2007
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