Statman began seeking out a number of masters of maqam-based music for lessons, including Armenian kemenche/tar player Andrinik Aroustamian, Mountain Jewish kemenche player Zevulon Avshalomov, Greek cimbalom player Paul Lemberis, a Romanian-Jewish mandolinist
named Martin Kalinsky who also played balalaika and domra and later, Epiorti Greek clarinetist (and NEA National Heritage Fellow) Periklis Halkias.
Fiddle player Christian Sedelmyer and mandolinist
Dave Goldenberg will play at 7:30 p.
Backed by a crackerjack band (keyboardist and mandolinist
Rebecca Haviland, electric guitarist C Lanzbom, electric bassist Mike Friedman, and drummer Ben Artelis), Bowersox lit into "Everything Falls into Place.
The album uniquely showcases cellist Yo-Yo Ma, bassist Edgar Meyer, mandolinist
Chris Thile and fiddler Stuart Duncan.
Eddy & the Esoteriks is the whimsical name given by guitarist and mandolinist
Ed Eastridge to a shifting band of collaborators on this strange and wonderful tribute to the eccentric French composer Erik Satie (1866-1925).
Nickel Creek's obnoxiously talented mandolinist
done got his young heart broke, and that's led to a felicitous return to his childhood bluegrass roots.
Grammy award winning violinist, fiddler and composer Mark O'Connor returns to his fiddling, bluegrass and newgrass roots celebrating three decades as a professional musician with the release of Mark O'Connor Thirty-Year Retrospective, a live concert recording featuring fellow virtuoso instrumentalists mandolinist
Chris Thile, guitarist Bryan Sutton and doublebassist Byron House.
Blues guitarist, mandolinist
, singer (and Worcester native) Marylou Ferrante opened up the concert with some exquisite finger-picking and powerful vocals on Memphis Minnie's "Too Late'' and "Chickasaw Train Blues'' and several other traditional blues.
Carbone's sound, and the sound of Railroad Earth, grows out of seeds planted by the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band and the Flying Burrito Brothers, later fertilized by exposure to French jazz violinist Stephane Grappelli and American mandolinist
Hendrickson, Alton "Al", jazz guitarist, mandolinist
, and singer, d.
Trading vocals with mandolinist
(and longtime duet partner) Tom Rozum and guitarist Scott Huffman, fiddler Lewis breathes crisp air into standards like Jimmy Martin's ``Before the Sun Goes Down'' and Billy Joe Shaver's ``Live Forever.
Cellist Yo-Yo Ma will perform with bassist Edgar Meyer, mandolinist
Chris Thile and fiddler Stuart Duncan in a program inspired by their recent genre-defying recording, "The Goat Rodeo Sessions" (Aug.