Jeremy Kittel Trio; 04/13/2018

Jeremy Kittel Trio
Friday, April 13, 2018 - 8:00pm
Mahaney Center for the Arts, Robison Hall

American fiddler, violinist, and composer Jeremy Kittel’s original music draws from traditional roots, jazz, Celtic, classical, electronic, and more. He has worked with such artists as Abigail Washburn, Jars of Clay, Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble, and the Grammy-winning Turtle Island Quartet. He performs at Middlebury with mandolinist Joshua Pinkham and guitarist Quinn Bachand. Tickets: $22 General public/16 Midd ID holders/6 Midd students. 

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The Jeremy Kittel Trio performs The Boxing Reel during a broadcast of A Prairie Home Companion


Fluent in many genres, this trio brings its global musical brilliance to the stage performing traditional, Celtic, jazz and new grass.

Program to be announced from the stage.


Jeremy Kittel Trio
Jeremy Kittel, Violin
Joshua Pinkham, Mandolin
Quinn Bachand, Guitar

Jeremy Kittel is an award-winning fiddler, violinist, and composer. The Compass Records recording artist is a master in Celtic, classical, jazz, and bluegrass traditions, and is gifted in fusing and revitalizing these diverse styles. Jeremy was a member of the Turtle Island Quartet for five years and has also worked with Mark O’Connor, Bela Fleck, Edgar Meyer, Chris Thile, Paquito D’Rivera, My Morning Jacket and Jon Batiste and Stay Human. He has been a guest artist with several symphony orchestras, was twice featured on A Prairie Home Companion, and has performed around the world at venues as diverse as Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center, Bonnaroo and the Celtic Connections Festival in Scotland.

Named “the future of the mandolin” by Mandolin Magazine, and dubbed “one of the most important young improvisers on the acoustic scene today” by mandolin grandmaster David Grisman, Josh Pinkham has established himself as a striking performer, composer and recording artist.  He continues to push his mandolin into new and old territory, excelling in Bluegrass, Newgrass, Jazz and Classical music.

Although Quinn Bachand plays a range of styles that include jazz and bluegrass, it is his talents in the world of Celtic music that draw the most attention. His unique harmonies, hard-driving strumming, inventive chord voicing and powerful rhythmic effects make even the most well-worn tunes seem new and exciting. He performs with his sister Qristina and has also toured nationally and internationally with Canadian fiddling icons Ashley MacIsaac and Natalie MacMaster.

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