“…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)
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 are back at it with a new collaboration to share, and much more, in the coming year. The inimitable Jesse Harper will be joining us for a swing through California and Oregon this February, from San Diego to Summit, lending his soulful vocals, guitar and original songs to the mix. Stay tuned for more news as many plans for the year take shape! Here's more on the collaboration with Jesse, and a link to a … 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...
It's summer again, and that means that the annual Summer String Summit in Weed and the Shasta String Celebration in Berkeley are right around the … Read More...