Dick Weissman has had a long and distinguished career as a composer and songwriter, with many recorded instrumental pieces and songs. He is especially noted as a unique banjo player who integrates traditional music styles like bluegrass and clawhammer playing into new compositions that include everything from blues to jazz and world music. A current review of
his latest CD in Bluegrass Unlimited says that: "If you enjoy banjo, then you'll love Weissman's surprising arrangements." Dick also plays guitar in a variety of styles, and a mandolin-like instrument called the octaphone.
Join us for a soulful Latin American musical experience featuring the brilliant Peruvian guitarist, Alfredo Muro and Denver cellist James Bailey. Romantic music of Brazil, Argentina, and Spain sprinkled with a few classical surprises will raise your spirit and send you home with your feet tapping. The combination of cello and guitar is both sensuous and unique - a concert to remember!
Star delivers an entertaining performance that brings cultural connections, heartfelt stories with passion and humorous observations of life. Steeped in the mythology of harp from the Celtic cultures, her playing recalls an ancient calling. A truly contemporary interpretation that speaks through her own finely crafted original songs and music that blends the rhythm of the heart with the spirit of the world.
Starting simply, Josie Quick creates her own string orchestra with a single electric violin. With the use of live looping she can sound like a blues band, other times like an African marimba ensemble. Her wide musical influences and various techniques create an ocean of sound, providing the perfect accompaniment to her spontaneous improvisations.