What's New: Triple Fiddlers
The original version of Ole King Cole goes like this:
Good King Cole,
And he call'd for his Bowle,
And he call'd for Fidler's three;
And there was Fiddle, Fiddle,
And twice Fiddle, Fiddle,
For 'twas my Lady's Birth-day,
Therefore we keep Holy-day
And come to be merry.
As a founding member of Brooklyn Rider and a member of the Silk Road Ensemble, Johnny Gandelsman has worked with Yo-Yo Ma, Bono, Osvaldo Golijov, David Byrne, Bela Fleck, Kayhan Kalhor, Suzanne Vega, and Anne Sofie Van Otter! Gandelsman has a vast range of creative sensibilities that is singular among today's musicians. The Boston Globe writes "a balletic lightness of touch and a sense of whimsy and imagination".
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