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Praise for Seasons: Live At the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Anthony Wilson, Seasons (Live At The Metropolitan Museum Of Art)

The four guitarists approach the complex counterpoint in Seasons with the precision of a string quartet…throughout the record, the playing and interpretive choices are impeccable.” – Stereophile

(Editor’s Pick: Recording of the Month, March 2012)

Nothing short of gorgeous…as close to understanging the marriage between artist and instrument as we’ll get in this lifetime.” – DownBeat.com Editors’ Picks December 2011

Commissioned by archtop guru John Monteleone, this album features the Four Seasons quartet of guitars in an amazing song cycle written by Wilson. No amps, no effects, just pure acoustic music written specifically for one-of-a-kind instruments.” – Premier Guitar

“a winning, eclectic piece” – JazzTimes

A genius luthier and four genius guitarists create a special, one-off event that’s an artistic treat for both eyes and ears. That makes Seasons: Live At The Metropolitan Museum Of Art a rare type of delight.” – Something Else Reviews

The dialog is exquisite. Winter’s quiet theme is surrounded by muted whisperings. Spring bubbles while musical tulips sprout all around. Summer runs, skips, and leaps. Fall blows and then quietly meanders to winter’s return.” – Fretboard Journal

CONCERTS OF THE YEAR 2011 – The New York City Jazz Record

Record Reviews

Upcoming Performances by Anthony Wilson:

March 22: w/ Diana Krall, Durham Performing Arts Center ,Durham, NC

March 24: w/ Diana Krall, Ocean Reef Cultural Center , Key Largo, FL

March 26: w/ Diana Krall, Kravis Center for the Performing Arts , West Palm Beach, FL

March 27: w/ Diana Krall, Van Wezel Performing Arts Center , Sarasota, FL

March 28: w/ Diana Krall, Ruth Eckerd Hall , Clearwater, FL

March 30: w/ Diana Krall, Sandler Center for Performing Arts , Virginia Beach, VA

March 31: w/ Diana Krall, Ferguson Center , Newport News, VA

April 13: Legacy Concert, w/ Gerald Wilson Orchestra, Soka Performing Arts Center , Aliso Viejo, CA

April 4: Anthony Wilson Quartet, Residency @ BLUE WHALE , Los Angeles, CA

w/ Champian Fulton – piano and vocal
John Clayton – bass
Jeff Hamilton drums

April 11: Anthony Wilson Trio, Residency @ BLUE WHALE , Los Angeles, CA

w/ Larry Goldings, organ and keyboards
Jim Keltner, drums and percussion

April 18: Anthony Wilson Guitar Ensemble, Residency @ BLUE WHALE , Los Angeles, CA
w/ Larry Koonse – guitar
John Storie – guitar
Jeffrey Stein – guitar

Music from current release album “Seasons”

April 25: Anthony Wilson Nonet, Residency @ BLUE WHALE , Los Angeles, CA

w/ Mark Ferber – drums
Dave Robaire – bass
Donald Vega – piano
Gilbert Castellanos – trumpet
Adam Schroeder – baritone sax
Matt Otto – tenor sax
Matt Zebley – alto sax
trombone – tba

New original music & new arrangements of songs by Juana Molina, Ben Wendel & Judee Sill

Links: www.anthonywilsonmusic.com | anthonywilson.bandcamp.com | bluewhalemusic.com

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