1988
Label: Windham Hill Records - D22Y-5214 • Format: CD Album, Stereo • Country: US • Genre: Jazz, Classical •
Milestones - Turtle Island String Quartet - Turtle Island String Quartet (CD, Album)

– by TIQ ’resident composer’ David Balakrishnan, almost three hours of music as documented on TIQ’s extensive recording output over its illustrious thirty five year long career.

Profile: The Turtle Island String Quartet was born in and derived its name from creation mythology found in Native American Folklore. The quartet fuses the classical quartet aesthetic with contemporary American musical styles, which include folk, bluegrass, swing, be-bop, funk, R&B, rock, hip-hop, as well as music of Latin America and India. They have appeared on a dozen recordings on labels such as .

 · The genre-bending Turtle Island String Quartet stopped by the Strings studio for a Strings Session to premiere a work written by founding violinist David Bal.

 · The Turtle Island String Quartet was not the first group of its kind to record jazz, but they have easily outclassed their competition in the years following this impressive debut recording. Each of the players is an accomplished soloist and also excels whether bowing, playing pizzicato, or playing percussion with their instruments.

 · Check out Turtle Island String Quartet - either from "metropolis" or the self titled first album not % sure doing MileStones shhhhhhweeeeet Jan, pm # taboot. and they started into some of the tunes that later became the CD. So What, Milestones, Bags Groove. It blew me away that Jerry could twin the melody of So What with.


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