Monday, June 18, 2012
21 and over
As acoustic musicians go these days, Josh Feinberg (upright bass) and Brian Oberlin (mandolin), BassMandolin, achieve a chemistry like no other. Each concert is full of new ideas as they spring and lope through songs, bouncing off one another's nuances with a lively thrill. Their repertoire is mostly original music written specifically for mandolin and bass. The covers they play are arranged tightly for the duo across the genres - Americana, swing, jazz, and classical. The sound of bass and mandolin, being at opposite ends of the musical note spectrum, balance and complement each other, as Josh feeds from his classical, jazz, and Indian music background and Brian digs from his bluegrass and swing background.
Flower's career as an internationally-recognized and respected musician has spanned three decades. A prize-winning fingerstyle guitarist, she also plays lap slide guitar and sings with a focus on blues and ragtime. Catch her before her busy touring schedule kicks in!
"Unassuming blues heroine Mary Flower proves once again that she's one of the nation's premier fingerstyle blues guitarists. Her technique is exceptional throughout and, in the end, serves the highest purpose -- the music." - All Music Guide to the Blues