DAROL ANGER, JOE CRAVEN, PETER WILSON, & JOHN GIRTON
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About the Event
Darol Anger is a true fiddle guru who has spent over three decades reinventing American string music to encompass his explorations of bluegrass, jazz, and music from around this world. The groups that he founded or co-founded include the David Grisman Quintet, the Turtle Island String Quartet, Psychograss, Montreux, and the Republic of Strings.
Joe Craven is not just an entertaining musician with a penchant for the mischievous, he is a teacher and student all at once. Whether with corporate heads in Contra Costa, young men in a juvenile detention center, jamming with Gnawa musicians in Morocco, or on stage at Carnegie Hall with Stephane Grappelli… Joe’s at home and loving every minute.
Peter Wilson has toured and performed since 1978 in coffeehouses, colleges, trains and nightclubs across the US and Canada. He’s a member of the Deadbeats – a long running tip-of-the-hat to the music and songs of the Grateful Dead, and a founding member of Paul Emery’s 1000 Kisses Deep – The Songs of Leonard Cohen.
John Girton is well known throughout the world for his work as lead guitarist with the group Dan Hicks and the Hot Licks. John recorded 3 albums with the group, and also wrote and arranged material for them. He was also featured as guitarist, saxophonist, clarinetist, and occasional mandolinist with the popular vocalist, Maria Muldaur for many years. His own group, the "Girtones" played a blend of jazz, swing and blues sometimes including singer Maria Muldaur as a member.