Electric Gamba Band Elysian Fields A Unique Mix
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Electric Gamba Band Elysian Fields A Unique Mix

Electric gamba band Elysian Fields presents a uniquely configured line up of saxophone, voice/violin, electric viola da gamba, piano, bass guitar and drums, fresh form the launch of their highly regarded debut CD, “What should I say.” It’s not often that a new instrument joins the music scene but Jenny Eriksson’s electric viola da gamba,…

Album Review: The Garden Party/ The Marais Project
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Album Review: The Garden Party/ The Marais Project

The Garden Party, The Marais Project/ Move Records Celebrating two decades of professional music making, The Marais Project has released a new recording, The Garden Party on the Move label, featuring fresh repertoire and new collaborators alongside some previously recorded pieces with older friends. The Marais Project was founded by viola da gamba player Jennifer…

Elysian Fields Launches Debut Album ‘What Should I Say?’
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Elysian Fields Launches Debut Album ‘What Should I Say?’

Elysian Fields, Australia’s only electric viola da gamba band, has will launch its debut album What Should I Say? – a heady blend of jazz, world, folk, and early music in March. The album takes its name from the central piece, a remarkable new song cycle by pianist and band member, Matt McMahon, which sets…