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TURTLE ISLAND QUARTET

TURTLE ISLAND QUARTET

“a sterling example of first-rate jazz music-making” -Los Angeles Times
“(Turtle Island) plays with energy and inventiveness” -The New York Times
“Excellent precision and musicality” -The Washington Post

WINTER’S EVE – TOURING 18-19

The two-time GRAMMY® winning Turtle Island Quartet parlays its own unique brand of jazz chamber brilliance to present a joyous concert of effervescent music making. The repertoire evokes visions of a frosty winter’s eve and year-end celebrations from around the globe. From ancient King Wren songs of the Celtic winter solstice and yuletide reels from Ireland, to tunes of Hannukah, a Hindu spiritual, and a Miles Davis holiday classic, Turtle Island delves into the timeless music that has been an integral part of wintertime festivities for centuries.The program will be announced from the stage and will include selections from the following pieces:

 “Christmas Eve” – old Irish reel

“King Wren Songs” – ancient Celtic winter solstice tunes

“Thin Ice” – Variations on Vivaldi’s “Winter” Concerto

“Vathapi” – Hindu spiritual (Kirtan)

“Ave Maria/Seven Steps To Heaven” – J.S. Bach/Miles Davis

Ha Nerot Halalu” – traditional Hannukah song

“Christmas In New Orleans” – Louis Armstrong

“Winter In Cairo” – based on the “Arab Dance” movement from Tchaikovsky’s “Nutcracker Suite”

“Kommet, Ihr Hirten” – Bohemian folk melody

“This Christmas” – Donny Hathaway

WINTER’S EVE – TOURING 18-19

The two-time GRAMMY® winning Turtle Island Quartet parlays its own unique brand of jazz chamber brilliance to present a joyous concert of effervescent music making. The repertoire evokes visions of a frosty winter’s eve and year-end celebrations from around the globe. From ancient King Wren songs of the Celtic winter solstice and yuletide reels from Ireland, to tunes of Hannukah, a Hindu spiritual, and a Miles Davis holiday classic, Turtle Island delves into the timeless music that has been an integral part of wintertime festivities for centuries.The program will be announced from the stage and will include selections from the following pieces:

 “Christmas Eve” – old Irish reel

“King Wren Songs” – ancient Celtic winter solstice tunes

“Thin Ice” – Variations on Vivaldi’s “Winter” Concerto

“Vathapi” – Hindu spiritual (Kirtan)

“Ave Maria/Seven Steps To Heaven” – J.S. Bach/Miles Davis

Ha Nerot Halalu” – traditional Hannukah song

“Christmas In New Orleans” – Louis Armstrong

“Winter In Cairo” – based on the “Arab Dance” movement from Tchaikovsky’s “Nutcracker Suite”

“Kommet, Ihr Hirten” – Bohemian folk melody

“This Christmas” – Donny Hathaway

WATCH

Turtle Island Quartet - Strings Session
Turtle Island Quartet w/ Cyrus Chestnut - Ruby My Dear
Turtle Island Quartet - Subconscious-Lee

LISTEN

Turtle Island Quartet
Turtle Island Quartet with Liz Carroll
Turtle Island Quartet with Cyrus Chestnut
721 Hyde Park   Doylestown, PA 18902            p. 267-880-3750   f. 267-880-3757

© 2017 Baylin Artists Management

721 Hyde Park   Doylestown, PA 18902
p. 267-880-3750 f. 267-880-3757

© 2017 Baylin Artists Management