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Will Holshouser

Will Holshouser has developed his own sound as an accordionist, composer, and improviser. His music brings together jazz, folk and experimental music. He is active in the U.S. and internationally with his trio, with David Krakauer & Klezmer Madness, and with Matt Munisteri & Brock Mumford. He has also worked with Regina Carter, Antony and the Johnsons, Phillip Johnston, Dave Douglas, Brian Dewan, Roberto Rodriguez, Lenny Pickett, Andy Statman, the Brooklyn Philharmonic Orchestra, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, New York City Opera, Mark Morris Dance Group, Raymond Scott Orchestrette, and others.

Will's first CD Reed Song was released in 2002 on the Portuguese label Clean Feed featuring his trio

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As a composer, he's broken out of the format.” -- Bill Beuttler, Boston Globe

”[Holshouser] successfully showcased the range and beauty of the accordion . . . his compositions are intriguing, with wayward harmonies and soft-spoken melodies that make the accordion's thin, reedy treble range sound sweet. This could be music for some fantastical Fellini film.” -- Anthony Tommasini, New York Times

”The trio plays “with a preternatural affinity that makes the implausible sound inevitable-even triumphant. Holshouser's compositions... are as otherworldly as they are concrete, and as full of loopiness as of longing..

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