Scorchio Quartet w/ Special Guests: Rahzel, Earl Rose and Richard Sussman. The Scorchio String Quartet, known for it's artistry, eclectism and collaborations with David Bowie, Lou Reed, Philip Glass, Trey Anastasio and others, bring to life new works by Beatboxing sensation Rahzel, electric tinged jazz pianist/composer Richard Sussman, Emmy Award-winning composer Earl Rose and Scorchio founder/electro-acoustic violist Martha Mooke. This performance is part of the 2014 Composers Now Festival.
Fresh from the Tibet House Benefit Concert at Carnegie Hall, Scorchio plays some of it's favorites, including music by Trey Anastasio, Philip Glass, Martha Mooke. Leah Coloff & others
Tibet House Benefit Concert 2012
Crossroads Music/WPPB Benefit
Tibet House Benefit Concert 2011
Sounds Like: Kronos Quartet, Trey Anastasio, Mahavishnu Orchestra, Philip Glass, Balanescu Quartet
Bio: Scorchio is an avant/progressive/cutting edge electro-acoustic string quartet that made it’s debut in 2001 in Carnegie Hall at the Tibet House Benefit Concert performing and recording with David Bowie.
They work with many prominent artists including Philip Glass, Trey Anastasio, Iggy Pop, Damon ...See Full Bio
“House string quartet Scorchio held onto the compositional twists and sudden halts tenaciously. … When Rahzel, the beatboxer, came out to offer his interpretation of The Lord Of the Rings score, followed by the endearingly game Scorchio quartet, I half-expected Glass to wander onstage in a Gollum costume, playing spoons.”