Bill Frisell's Big Sur Quintet ft. Hank Roberts, Eyvind King, Jenny Scheinman & Rudy Royston
A suite commissioned by and premiered at the Monterey Jazz Festival in 2012, Big Sur was composed by Bill Frisell while in a 10-day residence at the Glen Deven Ranch in Big Sur. Utilizing a hybrid group culled from Frisell’s 858 Quartet string ensemble and post-bop Beautiful Dreamers trio, Big Sur is not a dreamy, pastoral depiction of the wooded California coast along Highway 1. Instead, Frisell’s unique amalgam of blues, country and jazz combine to form a dynamic invocation of the breathtaking… Show more
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"What’s striking about “Big Sur” is its determined strength of melody. " — The New York Times
Cellist Hank Roberts is one of the most accomplished jazz improvisers on his instrument, working mostly in the avant-garde and modern creative fields. Roberts was born March 24, 1955, in Terre Haute, IN, and began studying classical cello at age ten; he also experimented with trombone, guitar, and piano in high school....
The defining characteristic of any given jazz musician is frequently his sound. The more control a player has over the nature of that sound, the more likely he is to project a distinctive musical personality....
Violinist Eyvind Kang is from Seattle, where he studied music at Cornish College for the Arts in addition to studying violin with Michael White. In 1994, Kang received an Artist Support Program grant (by the Jack Straw Foundation) and used it to record the first seven of his series of musical compositions called "NADEs....
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