Darol Anger in 2004. Photo by Forrest L. Smith, III.
|Born||1953 (age 54–55)|
|Origin||San Francisco, California, United States|
|Genre(s)||Progressive bluegrass, folk, chamber jazz, New Age|
|Occupation(s)||Musician, songwriter, producer|
|Instrument(s)||Violin, mandolin, cello|
Darol Anger is an American violinist, born in 1953. Year 1953 ( MCMLIII) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. The City and County of San Francisco is the fourth most populous city The United States of America —commonly referred to as the A music genre is a categorical and typological construct that identifies musical sounds as belonging to a particular category and type of music that can be distinguished from other Progressive bluegrass, also known as newgrass (a term attributed to New Grass Revival member Ebo Walker is one of two major subgenres of Bluegrass music Folk music can have a number of different meanings including Traditional music: The original meaning of the term "folk music" was synonymous Chamber jazz is a genre of jazz based around small acoustic-based ensembles where group interplay is important New Age music is peaceful Music of various styles which is intended to create inspiration relaxation and positive feelings often used by listeners for Yoga, A musician is a person who plays or writes Music. Musicians can be classified by their roles in creating or performing music An instrumentalist plays a A songwriter is someone who writes the Lyrics to songs the Musical composition (chords or Melody to songs or both In the Music industry, a record producer or music producer has many roles among them controlling the recording sessions coaching and guiding the musicians organizing A musical instrument is a device constructed or modified for the purpose of making Music. The violin is a bowed String instrument with four strings usually tuned in Perfect fifths It is the smallest and highest-pitched member A mandolin is a musical instrument in the Lute family (plucked or strummed The violoncello (abbreviated to cello, or 'cello, plural cellos or celli —the c is tʃ In the Music industry, a record label can be a Brand and a Trademark associated with the Marketing of music recordings and Music Compass Records is a Nashville -based Independent record label founded in 1995 by Garry West and Alison Brown. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the The violin is a bowed String instrument with four strings usually tuned in Perfect fifths It is the smallest and highest-pitched member
Darol Anger played fiddle to David Grisman's mandolin in The David Grisman Quintet's (DGQ) 1977 debut. David Grisman (born March 23, 1945 in Hackensack New Jersey) is a Jewish bluegrass / newgrass Mandolinist David Grisman (born March 23, 1945 in Hackensack New Jersey) is a Jewish bluegrass / newgrass Mandolinist He co-founded the Turtle Island String Quartet with David Balakrishnan in 1985 and performed, composed, and arranged for the chamber jazz group. The Turtle Island String Quartet is a San Francisco Bay Area based Jazz String quartet formed in 1985 and still actively touring worldwide and He frequently collaborates with fellow DGQ alumnus Mike Marshall. Mike Marshall is an American Mandolin player and Multi-instrumentalist who grew up in central Florida and now lives in Oakland California
Anger met pianist Barbara Higbie in Paris and formed a musical partnership with her. Pianist Barbara Higbie (born 1956 is a Folk, Smooth jazz, pop, and fusion Singer-songwriter, noted for her highly Melodic Together they released an early record on Windham Hill, Tideline (1982). Windham Hill Records was an Independent record label, founded in 1976 by Guitarist and Carpenter William Ackerman and his then-wife Two years later, they formed a group called The Darol Anger/Barbara Higbie Quintet with Mike Marshall, Todd Phillips, and Andy Narell. Mike Marshall is an American Mandolin player and Multi-instrumentalist who grew up in central Florida and now lives in Oakland California Andy Narell is a Musician and Composer specializing in the Steelpan. This group performed at the 1984 Montreux Jazz Festival. The Montreux Jazz Festival is the best-known music Festival in Switzerland, Europe's most prestigious The quintet later took the name Montreux. Montreux was the name of a fusion band specializing in the blend of Jazz and bluegrass, with jam elements After two studio releases, the band broke up in 1990, and Anger continued with the Turtle Island String Quartet, founded in 1985. The Turtle Island String Quartet is a San Francisco Bay Area based Jazz String quartet formed in 1985 and still actively touring worldwide and He still collaborates with Montreux and fellow Psychograss colleague, Mike Marshall, and occasionally also collaborates with Barbara Higbie and Michael Manring.
Using classical, folk, and jazz music as springboards, he currently leads Republic Of Strings, with Scott Nygaard. He also co-founded The Duo (with Mike Marshall), Psychograss (the bluegrass group including Mike Marshall, mandolin; Todd Phillips, bass; David Grier, guitar; and Tony Trischka, banjo), and Fiddlers Four (with Michael Doucet, Bruce Molsky, violins; and Rushad Eggleston, cello). Mike Marshall is an American Mandolin player and Multi-instrumentalist who grew up in central Florida and now lives in Oakland California David Grier is an American acoustic guitarist. He is considered to be one of the premier Flatpicking Guitarists in the world Tony Trischka (born January 16, 1949 in Syracuse New York) is an American five-string Banjo virtuoso with a remarkable picking style Michael Doucet (born 1951 is a Cajun Fiddler, singer and songwriter who founded the Cajun band BeauSoleil Bruce C Molsky (b Manhattan, New York, 1955 is an American Fiddler Banjo player Guitarist and singer Rushad Eggleston (b September 1979 is a contemporary improvisational cellist. Anger also plays frequently with pianist Phil Aaberg. He has performed or recorded with musicians ranging from Tony Rice, Stephane Grappelli and Mark O'Connor to Marin Alsop, Bill Evans, Nickel Creek, Chris Thile & the Tensions Mountain Boys, Yonder Mountain String Band, Béla Fleck, and Taarka. This article is for the guitarist For the former football player see Tony Rice (football player. Stéphane Grappelli ( January 26 1908 &ndash December 1 1997) was a French Jazz Violinist who founded the Mark O'Connor (born August 5, 1961 in Seattle, Washington) is a widely known professional Fiddler, prominent in Country music Nickel Creek is an American acoustic music trio Although the group's music has roots from bluegrass, the trio describes itself as "progressive acoustic" Chris Thile (ˈθiːlɪ (born February 20, 1981) is a musician from The United States, best known as mandolinist and vocalist for the progressive acoustic The Yonder Mountain String Band (abbreviated YMSB) is an American Progressive bluegrass group from Nederland, Colorado. Béla Fleck (born July 10, 1958 in New York City, New York) is an American Virtuoso Banjo player Taarka is a Colorado -based folk/jazz quintet formed in 2001 Although the bassists and percussionists vary the band's two founders the husband/wife team Enion
Anger currently lives in Portland, Oregon, after moving from his long-time home in the San Francisco Bay Area. Portland is a city located in the Northwestern United States, near the Confluence of the Willamette and Columbia rivers The San Francisco Bay Area, commonly known as the Bay Area, or the Bay, is a geographically and ethnically diverse metropolitan region that surrounds the