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Wapango - Turtle Island String Quartet - Danzon (CD, Album)

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  1. MEXICO CITY WOODWIND QUINTET – VISIONES PANAMERICANAS Urtext Digital Classics JB CC performing D’Rivera composition “Wapango” TURTLE ISLAND STRING QUARTET – DANZON Koch International Classics KIC-CD Features D’Rivera compositions and appears as Guest Artist wordheasydkumadetexanchonddisderes.coinfo wordheasydkumadetexanchonddisderes.coinfo
  2. The Turtle Island String Quartet are well known for their wide range of interest in different fields of music, cross pollinating elements of jazz, Latin, and classical music with seemingly little effort. They also squeeze every musical possibility out of their instruments, whether bowing, playing pizzicato, or tapping out percussion lines on them.
  3. The Turtle Island Quartet is a string quartet that plays hybrids of jazz, classical, and rock music. The group was formed in by David Balakrishnan, Darol Anger, and Mark Summer in San Francisco. They released their first album on Windham Hill Records in with Irene Sazer.
  4. The Turtle Island String Quartet are well known for their wide range of interest in different fields of music, cross pollinating elements of jazz, Latin, and classical music with seemingly little effort. They also squeeze every musical possibility out of their instruments, whether bowing, playing pizzicato, or tapping out percussion lines on them.8/
  5. About Turtle Island String Quartet. Most of Turtle Island String Quartet's records have come out on the Windham Hill label, but they are not a new age group. Rather, they fall somewhere in between the worlds of jazz and classical, as suggested by a repertoire that includes arrangements of Monk and Metheny as well as Debussy and Bach.
  6. May 11,  · The Turtle Island String Quartet consists of classically trained musicians who turned to jazz. The quartet has bended the lines between classical, jazz, blues and world music for two decades.
  7. The Turtle Island String Quartet was not the first group of its kind to record jazz, but they have easily outclassed their competition in the years following this impressive debut recording. Each of the players is an accomplished soloist and also excels whether bowing, playing pizzicato, or playing percussion with their instruments.
  8. ENGLISH. The Turtle Island String Quartet has always been known for stretching stylistic and instrumental limits. Despite several personnel changes, its adventurous spirit of exploration is intact, and the baritone violin, that extraordinary hybrid instrument introduced by Darol Anger, is now being played by David Balakrishnan.
  9. Feb 08,  · The Turtle Island String Quartet is the brainchild of violinist Balakrishnan, who wrote a master's thesis, Summer said, on the possibilities of "a string quartet combining styles of jazz, bluegrass and Indian music along with classical influences. At that time, there was no string quartet .

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