A part of the The Symph Mix series of Symphony Space.
Musically omnivorous, prolific, and passionate, ETHEL presents ETHEL FAIR -
a celebration ETHEL's near-decade of commissions, recordings, innovative performances, and collaborations as they perform feature selections from their new CD, LIGHT - recently featured as #3 on Amazon.com's "Best of 2006: Top Classical Editor's Picks!" as well as collaborative performances with the following special guests:
James Bilagody Navajo poet/singer/songwriter and two-time Native American Music Award nominee.
Kurt Coble and P.A.M. Band Automata inventor/musician.
Thomas Dolby Five-time Grammy winner best-known for the hit She Blinded Me With Science.
Electric Kompany Pioneers of the new rock complexity.
David Krakauer Renowned clarinetist, known for his mastery of myriad styles including classical chamber music, Eastern European Jewish klezmer music, and avant-gard improvisation.
Mark Stewart (of Polygraph Lounge) - Composer/guitarist/inventor Mark Stewart has worked with Paul Simon Anthony Braxton, Bob Dylan and many more.
ETHEL is incorporating elements of rock, blues, classical, jazz and other popular genres to create a sound that defies categorization. Members of ETHEL have performed and recorded with Bang On a Can, The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, the New York Chamber Symphony, Sheryl Crow, Roger Daltrey, Yo-Yo Mas Silk Road Project and have shared the stage with pop/rock icons Todd Rundgren and Joe Jackson.
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Added by ethelcentral on January 26, 2007