“…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)
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 corner… which also means that Tristan and Tashina have been burning the midnight oil, sending emails and logisticating madly. In spite of that, the three of us just spent an equally frenzied but logistication free week in Weiser, ID, at the National Oldtime Fiddlers Contest, playing and listening to texas style tunes till the tips of our fingers were black and rags, hornpipes, breakdowns were … 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...
Dear friends and fellow fomenters of the fine fruits of this frenzied existence, There's just so much news, I think I'll jump right in, … Read More...
No shows booked at the moment.