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60th GRAMMY Awards

Date City Venue
1/28/18 New York, NY Madison Square Garden
Time: 7:00pm. Address: 4 Pennsylvania Plaza. Sara’s solo on “Can’t Remember Why” from Chuck Owen’s album “Whispers on the Wind” has been nominated for a GRAMMY for Best Improvised Jazz Solo. More information

9 Horses

Date City Venue
5/13/18 New York, NY SubCulture
Time: 10:30am. Admission: $20; FREE for children under 12. Address: 45 Bleecker St., downstairs. Part of the GatherNYC Concert Series. Joe Brent – mandolin; Sara Caswell – violin/hardanger d’amore; Andrew Ryan – bass More information

9 Horses

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11/09/18 New York, NY Rockwood Music Hall ~ Stage 3
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $10. Address: 196 Allen St.. An All-Covers show! Joe Brent – mandolin; Sara Caswell – violin/hardanger d’amore; Andrew Ryan – bass. Featured guests: Elizabeth Ziman, Emily Hope Price, Bryan Dunn, Ben Clark, Dallin Applebaum, Kate Steinberg, Brian Collazo, Lily Henley, & Amy Cervini.
10/21/18 Brooklyn, NY Good Shepherd RCC
Time: 6:00pm. Admission: FREE!. Address: 1950 Batchelder St.. Part of the Music at Good Shepherd Series. Joe Brent – mandolin; Sara Caswell – violin/hardanger d’amore; Andrew Ryan – bass
7/22/18 San Luis Obispo, CA See Canyon Fruit Ranch, Avila Beach
Time: 2:00pm. Admission: $35-$65. Address: 2345 See Canyon Rd.. Part of the 2018 Festival Mozaic – Unclassical Series. Joe Brent – mandolin; Sara Caswell – violin/hardanger d’amore; Andrew Ryan – bass More information
7/20/18 Morro Bay, CA St. Timothy’s Catholic Church
Time: 12:00pm. Admission: “pay what you wish” event, but reservations are required. Address: 962 Piney Way. Part of the 2018 Festival Mozaic – Midday Mini Concert. Joe Brent – mandolin; Sara Caswell – violin/hardanger d’amore; Andrew Ryan – bass More information
6/21/18 Brooklyn, NY Warren St. Marks Community Garden
Time: 4:30pm. Admission: FREE. Address: 623 Warren St.. Part of the 2018 Make Music NY summer concert event. Joe Brent – mandolin; Sara Caswell – violin/hardanger d’amore; Andrew Ryan – bass More information
6/21/18 New York, NY Mid-Manhattan New York Public Library
Time: 1:30pm. Admission: FREE. Address: 476 Fifth Ave.. Part of the 2018 Make Music NY summer concert event. Joe Brent – mandolin; Sara Caswell – violin/hardanger d’amore; Andrew Ryan – bass More information
5/04/18 Denver, CO University of Denver’s Lamont School of Music – Gates Concert Hall
Time: 2:30pm. Admission: FREE. Address: 2344 East Iliff Ave.. 9 Horses convocation/performance. Joe Brent – mandolin; Sara Caswell – violin/hardanger d’amore; Andrew Ryan – bass More information
2/22/18 Muncie, IN Ball State University – Sursa Performance Hall
Time: 7:30pm. Admission: FREE. Address: 1890 W. Riverside Ave.. Part of a 2-day Entrepreneurial Artist Residency. This concert will include the premiere performance of “Yellow Toy Truck with Silver Wheels,” for 9 Horses w/ soprano, flute, clarinet, violin, piano, harp, & percussion commissioned by the Ball State School of Music. Joe Brent – mandolin; Sara Caswell – violin/hardanger d’amore; Andrew Ryan – bass More information

Alexis Cole

Date City Venue
1/04/18 Dallas, TX 2018 Jazz Education Network 9th Annual Conference – Hyatt Regency Dallas
Time: 5:00pm. Address: 300 Reunion Blvd E. Alexis Cole – voice; Scott Arcangel – piano; Sara Caswell – violin More information

Amina Figarova

Date City Venue
11/14/18 New York, NY The Jazz Standard
Time: 7:30pm. Admission: $30. Address: 116 E. 27th St.. Amina Figarova – piano; Bart Platteau – flutes; Alex Pope Norris – trumpet; Marc Mommaas – tenor saxophone; Luques Curtis – bass; Brian Richburg Jr. – drums + Sara Caswell – violin; Lois Martin – viola; Jody Redhage – cello More information

Brian Carpenter’s Ghost Train Orchestra

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9/16/18 Brooklyn, NY Shapeshifter Lab
Time: 3:00pm. Admission: $25. Address: 18 Whitwell Place. Performing as part of the 33rd Annual Alec Wilder Concert. More information
7/26/18 Annandale-On-Hudson, NY The Fisher Center at Bard College – Spiegeltent
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $25-$50. Address: 60 Manor Ave. Brian Carpenter leads the GTO in a concert of music from their critically-acclaimed records Hothouse Stomp & Hot Town, the unearthed works of the lesser-known & rarely-heard composers & band leaders that served as fixtures of the dance halls, speakeasies, & nightclubs of the late prohibition-era years of the Southside of Chicago & Harlem. More information

The Caswell Sisters

Date City Venue
8/09/18 Branford, CT Branford Jazz on the Green
Time: 6:30pm. Admission: FREE!. Address: 1019 Main St.. Summer concert series running from June 28-August 30. Rachel Caswell – voice; Sara Caswell – violin; Glenn Zalenski – piano; Matt Aronoff – bass; Michael W. Davis – drums. More information
6/30/18 Louisville, KY The Bard’s Town
Time: 7:30pm. Address: 1801 Bardstown Rd.. Presented by the Louisville Jazz Society. Rachel Caswell – voice; Sara Caswell – violin; Dave Stryker – guitar; Chris Fitzgerald – bass; Mike Hyman – drums
6/28/18 Bloomington, IN Bear’s Place
Time: 5:30pm. Address: 1316 E. 3rd St.. Rachel Caswell – voice; Sara Caswell – violin; Evan Main – piano; Hannah Marks – bass; Sam Bryson – drums

The Caswell Sisters with Dave Stryker

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7/11/18 Newburgh, IN The Old Church in the Holler
Time: 7:30pm. Admission: $20. Address: 622 W. Jennings St.. Part of the Under the Radar Concert Series. Rachel Caswell – voice; Sara Caswell – violin; Dave Stryker – guitar

Christopher Zuar Nonet

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10/25/18 Chicago, IL 150 Media Stream
Time: 6:30pm. Address: 150 North Riverside Plaza. The premiere of ‘Tonal Conversations’ with animation by Anne Beal.

Cynthia Sayer

Date City Venue
9/30/18 New York, NY McKittrick Hotel
Time: 7:45pm. Admission: $59-$239. Address: 542 W 27th St. Part of the New York Hot Jazz Festival 2018. Cynthia Sayer – banjo/voice; Sara Caswell – violin; TBD – bass; TBD – drums More information

Dave Douglas

Date City Venue
11/26/18 New York, NY St. Peter’s Church
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $20 suggested donation. Address: 619 Lexington Ave.. Part of LIVING EARTH 2018, a benefit concert for the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC). Featured artists: Catherine Russell, Camila Meza, Fabian Almazan, Endless Field, & Dave Douglas (Dave Douglas – trumpet; Sara Caswell – violin; Tomeka Reid – cello; Nick Dunston – bass; Kate Gentile – drums).

David Friesen Quartet

Date City Venue
7/06/18 Louisville, KY Jimmy Can’t Dance
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $10. Address: 119 South 7th St.. David Friesen – bass; Sara Caswell – violin; Craig Wagner – guitar; Jason Tiemann – drums.

David Krakauer’s The Big Picture

Date City Venue
3/02/18 Fairfax, VA George Mason University – Center for the Arts Concert Hall
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $44; $37; $26. Address: 4373 Mason Pond Dr.. David Krakauer – clarinet; Rob Schwimmer – piano/keyboards; Sara Caswell – violin; Bradley Jones – bass; Sheryl Bailey – guitars; Satoshi Takeishi – drums/percussion More information

Endless Field

Date City Venue
11/26/18 New York, NY St. Peter’s Church
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $20 suggested donation. Address: 619 Lexington Ave.. Part of LIVING EARTH 2018, a benefit concert for the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC). Featured artists: Dave Douglas, Catherine Russell, Camila Meza, Fabian Almazan, & Endless Field (Ike Sturm – bass; Jesse Lewis – guitar. Special guests: Chris Dingman – vibes; Nadje Noordhuis – trumpet; Melissa Stylianou – voice; Sara Caswell – violin; Joyce Hammann – violin; Lois Martin – viola; Jody Redhage – cello).

The Gil Evans Project

Date City Venue
5/19/18 New York, NY The Jazz Standard
Time: 7:30pm. Admission: $35. Address: 116 E. 27th St.. Part of The Gil Evans Project’s 7th annual weekend at The Jazz Standard. Saturday & Sunday only: a celebration of the 60th anniversary of the historic Miles Davis/Gil Evans collaboration PORGY & BESS. Featured Soloists: 5/19 Sara Caswell – violin (7:30pm set) & Scott Robinson – tenor sax (9:30pm set). 5/20 Mike Rodriguez – trumpet (7:30pm set) & Steve Wilson – alto/soprano sax (9:30pm set). More information

Ike Sturm

Date City Venue
1/25/18 New York, NY St. Patrick’s Cathedral
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: FREE. Address: 5th Ave. btwn 50th/51st Streets. Ike Sturm – bass; Jesse Lewis – guitar; Melissa Stylianou – voice; Chris Dingman – vibes; J.J. Wright – piano; Sara Caswell – violin; Joyce Hammann – violin; Lois Martin – viola; Jody Redhage Ferber – cello. More information

Jamey Aebersold’s Summer Jazz Workshops, Session A

Date City Venue
7/01/18 - 7/06/18 Louisville, KY University of Louisville School of Music
Time: 3:00pm. Address: 2301 South 3rd St.. Open to instrumentalists of all ages & abilities. More information

Jamey Aebersold’s Summer Jazz Workshops, Session B

Date City Venue
7/08/18 - 7/13/18 Louisville, KY University of Louisville School of Music
Time: 3:00pm. Address: 2301 South 3rd St.. Open to instrumentalists of all ages & abilities. More information

Jazz Violin Summit

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2/15/18 Boston, MA Berklee College of Music – David Friend Recital Hall
Time: 7:30pm. Admission: FREE. Address: 921 Boylston St.. Led by violinist Jason Anick, the Jazz Violin Summit showcases & celebrates the talents of jazz violin faculty & top students at Berklee College of Music. Jason Anick – violin; Sara Caswell – violin; piano/bass/drums – TBA More information

Linda May Han Oh’s Aventurine

Date City Venue
11/18/18 New York, NY St. Peter’s Church
Time: 6:00pm. Admission: FREE!. Address: 619 Lexington Ave.. Linda Oh – bass; Matt Mitchell – piano; Allan Mednard – drums; Sara Caswell – violin; Tomoko Omura – violin; Benni von Gutzeit – viola; Malcom Parsons – cello More information

Linda Oh’s Aventurine Double Quartet

Date City Venue
2/03/18 New York, NY The Stone at the New School
Time: 8:30pm. Admission: $20 (free for New School students). Address: 55 W. 13th St.. Linda Oh – bass; Miguel Zenon – alto sax; Matt Mitchell – piano; Ches Smith – drums; Sara Caswell – violin; Fung Chern Hwei – violin; Benni von Gutzeit – viola; Jeremy Harman – cello More information

Mark Shilansky & Fugue Mill

Date City Venue
10/28/18 West Roxbury, MA Theodore Parker Unitarian Universalist Church
Time: 7:00pm. Address: 1859 Centre St.. Mark Shilansky – piano/voice; Sara Caswell – violin; Ethan Setiawan – mandolin; Eric Byers – guitar; Mark Poniatowski – bass; Mike Connors – drums; Kathleen Flynn – voice; Britt Connors – voice
10/27/18 Kittery, ME The Dance Hall
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $16 in advance, $20 at the door. Address: 7 Walker St.. String Summit featuring the Ethan Setiawan Group, Fugue Mill, & Winifred Horan. Fugue Mill members: Mark Shilansky – piano/voice; Sara Caswell – violin; Ethan Setiawan – mandolin; Eric Byers – guitar; Mark Poniatowski – bass; Mike Connors – drums Kathleen Flynn – voice More information
1/05/18 Dallas, TX 2018 Jazz Education Network 9th Annual Conference – Hyatt Regency Dallas
Time: 9:00am. Address: 300 Reunion Blvd E. Mark Shilansky – piano; Sara Caswell – violin; Ethan Setiawan – mandolin; Eric Byers – guitar; Mark Poniatowski – bass; TBD – drums More information

Mary Ann McSweeney’s Urban Fado Project

Date City Venue
2/02/18 New York, NY St. Malachy’s Church
Time: 6:00pm. Admission: Online $10-$15; Door $15-$20. Address: 239 W. 49th St.. A Broadway Chamber Players event. Mary Ann McSweeney – bass; Sara Caswell – violin; Jason Ennis – guitar; Todd Isler – percussion More information

The New York Pops

Date City Venue
11/16/18 New York, NY Isaac Stern Auditorium at Carnegie Hall
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $20-$132. Address: 881 7th Avenue. “Song & Dance – The Best Of Broadway.” Steven Reineke – Music Director/Conductor; New York Theatre Ballet/Diana Byer – Founder Artistic Director; Essential Voices USA/Judith Clurman – Music Director/Conductor More information
4/30/18 New York, NY Isaac Stern Auditorium at Carnegie Hall
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $75-$300. Address: 881 7th Avenue. The New York Pops 35th Birthday Gala: “Part of His World: the Songs of Alan Menken” featuring Michael Arden, Roger Bart, Jodi Benson, Ashley Brown, Nick Cordero, Susan Egan, Harvey Fierstein, James Monroe Iglehart, Adam Jacobs, Judy Kuhn, & Patina Miller (additional guest artists TBA) More information
3/09/18 New York, NY Isaac Stern Auditorium at Carnegie Hall
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $21-$140. Address: 881 7th Avenue. “The Best of Hollywood” – The New York Pops takes on the role of the Hollywood studio orchestra, performing iconic themes from some of the biggest box office successes of the silver screen. More information
2/02/18 New York, NY Isaac Stern Auditorium at Carnegie Hall
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $21-$140. Address: 881 7th Avenue. “Heart & Soul” featuring vocalists James Monroe Iglehart & Capathia Jenkins.

Owen Broder’s American Roots Project

Date City Venue
3/14/18 New York, NY The Jazz Standard
Time: 7:30pm. Admission: $25. Address: 116 E. 27th St.. Celebrating the release of Owen’s new CD “Heritage.” Owen Broder – woodwinds; Sara Caswell – violin; Scott Wendholt – trumpet; Nick Finzer – trombone; James Shipp – vibraphone/percussion; Frank Kimbrough – piano; Jay Anderson – bass; Matt Wilson – drums; Wendy Gilles – vocals; Melissa Stylianou – vocals; Michael Mayo – vocals More information

Peggy Stern

Date City Venue
11/23/18 New York, NY Jazz at Kitano
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $34 cover + $20 minimum. Address: 66 Park Avenue at 38th St.. Peggy Stern – piano; Sara Caswell – violin; Dean Johnson – bass; Allison Miller – drums More information

Rachel Caswell

Date City Venue
10/13/18 Indianapolis, IN The Jazz Kitchen
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $12. Address: 5377 N. College Ave. CD release concert for “We’re All in The Dance.” Rachel Caswell – voice; Charlie Ballantine – guitar; Sara Caswell – violin; Hannah Marks – bass; Michael W. Davis – drums More information
10/11/18 Bloomington, IN Bear’s Place
Time: 5:30pm. Admission: $9 ($7 for students 21+). Address: 1316 E. 3rd St.. CD release concert for “We’re All in The Dance.” Rachel Caswell – voice; Dave Stryker – guitar; Sara Caswell – violin; Hannah Marks – bass; Michael W. Davis – drums
9/15/18 New York, NY Jazz at Kitano
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $34 cover + $20 minimum. Address: 66 Park Avenue at 38th St.. “We’re All in the Dance” CD release concert. Rachel Caswell – voice; Sara Caswell – violin; Dave Stryker – guitar; Glenn Zaleski – piano; Matt Aronoff – bass; Johnathan Blake – drums. More information

Richard Sussman

Date City Venue
11/10/18 Brooklyn, NY Spectrum
Time: 7:30pm. Admission: $20. Address: 70 Flushing Ave. Part of the 2018 Progressive Chamber Music Festival presented by the Sirius String Quartet. Richard Sussman – piano, Sara Caswell – violin; Ratzo Harris – bass More information

Rob Mosher’s Brooklynburg

Date City Venue
11/10/18 Brooklyn, NY Spectrum
Time: 7:30pm. Admission: $20. Address: 70 Flushing Ave. Part of the 2018 Progressive Chamber Music Festival presented by the Sirius String Quartet. Rob Mosher – multiple reeds; Sara Caswell – violin; Remy LeBoeuf – alto saxophone; Nadje Noordhuis – trumpet; Mark VanZiegler – bass More information

Rose & the Nightingale

Date City Venue
4/21/18 Croton-on-Hudson, NY Bennett Conservatory of Music
Time: 4:00pm. Admission: FREE. Address: 18 Van Wyck St.. Jody Redhage Ferber – cello/voice; Sara Caswell – violin; Leala Cyr – voice/trumpet. Special guest: Jesse Lewis – guitar.

Roseanna Vitro

Date City Venue
9/14/18 New York, NY Birdland Theater
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $40. Address: 315 W 44th St.. “Tell Me the Truth” CD concert. Roseanna Vitro – voice; Gary Versace – piano; Dean Johnson – bass; Mitch Stein – guitar; Alvester Garnett – drums; Joe Magnarelli – trumpet; Tim Ries – tenor saxophone. Special guests: Sara Caswell – violin; Al Chestnut – voice; Cindy Scott – voice; Janis Siegel – voice More information
9/13/18 New York, NY Birdland Theater
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $40. Address: 315 W 44th St.. “Tell Me the Truth” CD concert. Roseanna Vitro – voice; Gary Versace – piano; Dean Johnson – bass; Mitch Stein – guitar; Alvester Garnett – drums; Joe Magnarelli – trumpet; Tim Ries – tenor saxophone. Special guests: Sara Caswell – violin; Al Chestnut – voice; Cindy Scott – voice; Elizabeth Tomboulian – voice More information
2/14/18 Tarrytown, NY Jazz Forum
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $15-$20. Address: 1 Dixon Lane. A Jazz Forum Arts presentation. Roseanna Vitro – voice; Sara Caswell – violin; Mark Soskin – piano; Dean Johnson – bass; Tim Horner – drums More information

Sara Caswell

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4/14/18 Austin, TX LuluFest 2018 – St. Edward’s University’s Jones Auditorium
Time: 5:00pm. Admission: $25 (workshops only); $30 (general admission); $50 (workshops + concert). Address: 3001 S Congress Ave.. Sara will be one of the featured artists at the 2nd Annual LuluFest, an musical event celebrating women bandleaders. Other featured artists include Emily Gimble, Allison Miller, Erin Fisher-Wright, Suzi Stern, & Peggy Stern. Workshops will be held from 12-3pm & the festival concert from 5-10pm. More information

Sara Caswell & Dave Stryker

Date City Venue
8/04/18 Newport, RI Newport Jazz Fest – Fort Adams Storyville Stage
Time: 4:30pm. Admission: $15-$170. Address: 90 Fort Adams Dr.. Part of the 2018 Newport Jazz Fest August 3-5. Sara Caswell – violin; Dave Stryker – guitar More information

Sara Caswell & Michael W. Davis

Date City Venue
10/04/18 - 10/05/18 Asheville, NC University of North Carolina Asheville
Time: 9:30am. Address: 107 Lipinsky Hall – CPO 2290, One University Heights. Sara & Michael will be Artists in Residence at UNC Asheville through the Jazz & Contemporary Music Division.

Sara Caswell Quartet

Date City Venue
10/19/18 Allentown, PA Miller Symphony Hall
Time: 7:30pm. Admission: $30 in advance; $35 at the door. Address: 23 N. 6th St.. Part of the Jazz Upstairs Series. Sara Caswell – violin; Jesse Lewis – guitar; Ike Sturm – bass; Jared Schonig – drums More information
10/07/18 Aberdeen, NC The Rooster’s Wife
Time: 6:45pm. Admission: $20 general admission. Address: 114 Knight St.. Sara Caswell – violin; Keith Ganz – guitar; Paul Creel – bass; Michael W. Davis – drums More information
10/06/18 Durham, NC Sharp 9 Gallery
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $20 general admission; $10 students. Address: 4608 Industry Lane, Unit L. Sara Caswell – violin; Keith Ganz – guitar; Paul Creel – bass; Michael W. Davis – drums More information

Sara Caswell String Quartet

Date City Venue
12/09/18 New York, NY St. Peter’s Church
Time: 6:00pm. Admission: FREE!. Address: 619 Lexington Ave.. 2nd of 3 Jazz Vespers services featuring the Sara Caswell String Quartet in collaboration with a featured guest artist. 12/9 personnel: Sara Caswell – violin; Tomoko Akaboshi – violin; Lois Martin – viola; Jody Redhage Ferber – cello; Ike Sturm – bass. Featured artists: TBA More information
12/02/18 New York, NY St. Peter’s Church
Time: 6:00pm. Admission: FREE!. Address: 619 Lexington Ave.. 1st of 3 Jazz Vespers services featuring the Sara Caswell String Quartet in collaboration with a featured guest artist. 12/2 personnel: Sara Caswell – violin; Joyce Hammann – violin; Beth Myers – viola; Jody Redhage Ferber – cello; Ike Sturm – bass. Featured artists: Jen Allen – piano; Kris Allen – saxophone. More information

Sara Caswell Trio

Date City Venue
4/08/18 Princeton, NJ Princeton University Chapel
Time: 11:00am. Address: Princeton University campus. Sara’s trio will provide music for the Princeton Chapel Service. Sara Caswell – violin; Jesse Lewis – guitar; Ike Sturm – bass

Sara Caswell w/ Berklee World Strings

Date City Venue
3/05/18 Boston, MA Berklee Performance Center
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: General Admission: $8 in advance, $12 day of. Admission w/ Berklee ID: free in advance, $4 day of. Address: 136 Massachusetts Ave.. Sara will be a featured soloist w/ Berklee World Strings led by Eugene Friesen. More information

UNC Faculty Jazz Ensemble w/ guest Sara Caswell

Date City Venue
4/27/18 Durham, NC Sharp 9 Gallery
Time: 8:00pm. Address: 4608 Industry Lane, Unit L. Part of Sara’s 2-day residency at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. More information

UNC Jazz Band w/ guest Sara Caswell

Date City Venue
4/28/18 Chapel Hill, NC University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill – James & Susan Moeser Auditorium
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $10 General Admission; $5 UNC faculty/staff. Address: 135 E. Cameron Ave.. Part of Sara’s 2-day residency at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. More information

Yale Strom’s Broken Consort

Date City Venue
12/04/18 San Diego, CA San Diego State University’s Smith Recital Hall
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: FREE!. Address: 5500 Campanile Dr. CD release concert for “Shimmering Lights”. Yale Strom – violin; Elizabeth Schwartz – voice; Sara Caswell – violin; David Wallace – viola; Alexander Greenbaum – cello; Fred Benedetti – guitar; Amos Hoffman – oud/electric guitar. More information