“…chamber music’s finely calibrated arrangements with bluegrass’s playful virtuosity and pop music’s melodic resourcefulness.” –The Boston Globe
“The Bee Eaters are the instrumental cream of the brand new string nation.”
“…here come the Bee Eaters. …so tastefully arranged and so well played. They rescue the hammer dulcimer from all cliches, and bring the music forward to right here and now.”
“It is a joy to hear both the exploration of this music and the grounding of it simultaneously. Also, I love the emphasis on the simple beauty of the acoustic instruments.”
(3 time Grammy-winning composer/MacArthur Fellow)
Dear Friends, Though life is full of strange surprises and the ways of the world are hard to fathom, some things can be relied upon: the world turns as it has, summer is past and gone and the dark of the year is here. Of course, it is that same reliable and inexorable turning that brings around the changes of life, and there you have it. I was at an old friend's wedding a few months ago, having thoughts along these lines as I attempted to give a toast, and ended up turning into that guy at the wedding who cries a lot while holding up a … Read More...
Dear Friends, Though life is full of strange surprises and the ways of the world are hard to fathom, some things can be relied upon: the world … Read More...
Hello and happy solstice! In a shocking piece of news, we have news. Yes, after a brief hiatus to collectively collect ourselves, we Bee Eaters … Read More...