Mark Feldman :  Music for Violin Alone
Cat. # 7006b
Released Feb 2008
cd time - 41:02
US Price $16.00
The re-release of an important solo violin recital by one of the world’s most versatile and accomplished virtuosos. Adept at jazz, classical, noise improvisation, country music and much, much more, Mark Feldman is a perfect example of a 21st century musician. One of the most sought after players in the downtown scene, he has perform e d as a soloist with the WDR Radio Symphony of Koln, the Basel Sinfonietta of Switzerland, recorded as a Nashville studio musician on over 200 recordings (including Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, George Jones and Jimmy Swaggart), made over 100 albums as a sideman with the likes of Lee Konitz, John Zorn, Dave Douglas, John Ambercrombie, Tim Berne, Ray Anderson, Don Byron, Anthony Davis and Guy Klucevsek. He appears on over thirty Tzadik releases and performs regularly with his own ensembles and in duo recital with his wife, pianist Sylvie Courvoisier. Recorded in 1997, and now newly remastered, Music for Violin Aloneis a collection of compositions synthesizing new music, romantic virtuoso violin gestures and improvisation. With its fresh non-academic approach, this debut release injects new life into solo violin performance, and has become a modern classic.
Mark Feldman: Violin