Mother Falcon Dirty Summer Residency
Special Guest Johnny Gandelsman (Brooklyn Rider, The Knights, Silk Road Ensemble), Special Guest Christina Courtin
622 Degraw st.
Brooklyn, NY, 11217
Doors 8:00 PM / Show 9:00 PM
This event is 21 and over
Mother Falcon is an orchestral indie band born in Austin, Texas that has quickly become an award winning recording act and a top concert draw, performing in rock clubs while maintaining a presence in the performing arts scene scoring plays and films.
The group began to coalesce around multi-instrumentalist and composer Nick Gregg while the members were still teenagers, coming together via orchestral and chamber music classes. Composing as a collective, the 18 piece ensemble includes several multi-instrumentalists and most of the players contribute vocals. Guitarist/pianist Claire Puckett, accordionist/pianist Tamir Kalifa and percussionist/saxophonist Issac Winburne form the creative core along with Nick Gregg, though all members contribute musically.
Special Guest Christina Courtin
Christina Courtin is a New York City based singer, violinist, violist, and composer. As a singer, she has performed alongside and supported such acts as Marianne Faithful, Suzanne Vega, Mike Doughty (of Soul Coughing), Teddy Thompson, Ray Davies (of The Kinks), Aoife O'Donovan (of Crooked Still), Benmont Tench (of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers), Jon Brion, Brooklyn Rider, The Knights, Robyn Hitchcock, and Greg Cohen. She has had many pieces commissioned for her, including a piece entitled "Three Roads" by the hyper-accordian player MIchael Ward-Bergeman that premiered at Carnegie Hall. Her self-titled first record was released on Nonesuch Records in June 2008 and her sophmore album entitled 'Ladies Who Lunch' is to be released in the spring of 2011.
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