K-12 In-School Performances

Turtle Island Quartet

“A STERLING EXAMPLE OF FIRST-RATE JAZZ MUSIC-MAKING”
Los Angeles Times
“THE STRINGS SING, NOT LIKE ANGELS, BUT LIKE THEY'VE BEEN AROUND. THE IMPROVISATIONS HANG TOUGH, SOLIDLY BUILT AND TAKE NO BACK TALK FROM ANYBODY.”
The Seattle Post-Intelligence
“EXCELLENT PRECISION AND MUSICALITY”
The Washington Post
“PLAYS WITH ENERGY AND INVENTIVENESS”
The New York Times

Watch

Turtle Island Quartet - Strings Session
Turtle Island Quartet w/ Cyrus Chestnut - Ruby My Dear
Turtle Island Quartet - Subconscious-Lee

Listen

Turtle Island Quartet
Confetti Mind (Balakrishnan) Confetti Mind (Balakrishnan)
Windspan (Mintzer) Windspan (Mintzer)
Bouncin' with Bud (Powell) Bouncin' with Bud (Powell)
Have You Ever Been (Hendrix) Have You Ever Been (Hendrix)
1983...A Merman I Should Turn to Be (Hendrix) 1983...A Merman I Should Turn to Be (Hendrix)
La Danse du Bonheur (McLaughlin/Shankar) La Danse du Bonheur (McLaughlin/Shankar)
So What (Davis) So What (Davis)
Turtle Island Quartet with Liz Carroll
Lake Effect Lake Effect
Turtle Island Quartet with Cyrus Chestnut
Jungle Blues (Morton) Jungle Blues (Morton)
Rhythm-A-Ning (Monk) Rhythm-A-Ning (Monk)
Turtle Twist (Morton) Turtle Twist (Morton)

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Artist Herald


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Artist Poster


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Artist Biography

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Press Quotes

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Synopses

Birth of the Cool Synopsis | PDF | File Size: 174 KB | Click here to download
Jelly, Rags & Monk Synopsis | PDF | File Size: 219 KB | Click here to download
A Love Supreme Synopsis | PDF | File Size: 160 KB | Click here to download  
Bird's Eye View: The Legend of Charlie Parker Synopsis | PDF | File Size: 185 KB | Click here to download
Winter's Eve Synopsis | PDF | File Size: 163 KB | Click here to download

Audio Files


Turtle Island Quartet
Confetti Mind (Balakrishnan) | MP3 | File Size: 14.19 MB | Click here to download
Windspan (Mintzer) | MP3 | File Size: 8.25 MB | Click here to download
Bouncin' with Bud (Powell) | MP3 | File Size: 4.81 MB | Click here to download
Have You Ever Been (Hendrix) | MP3 | File Size: 1.97 MB | Click here to download
1983...A Merman I Should Turn to Be (Hendrix) | MP3 | File Size: 3.2 MB | Click here to download
La Danse du Bonheur (McLaughlin/Shankar) | MP3 | File Size: 4.47 MB | Click here to download
So What (Davis) | MP3 | File Size: 5.01 MB | Click here to download

Turtle Island Quartet with Liz Carroll
Lake Effect | MP3 | File Size: 3.73 MB | Click here to download

Turtle Island Quartet with Cyrus Chestnut
Jungle Blues (Morton) | MP3 | File Size: 3.62 MB | Click here to download
Rhythm-A-Ning (Monk) | MP3 | File Size: 3.01 MB | Click here to download
Turtle Twist (Morton) | MP3 | File Size: 2.78 MB | Click here to download

Video Files

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Turtle Island Quartet - Strings Session
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Turtle Island Quartet w/ Cyrus Chestnut - Ruby My Dear
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Turtle Island Quartet - Subconscious-Lee
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