Filed Under (for the sake of the song, Midland, music, Ontario, podcast) by Sean on February-28-2010

The  Creaking Tree String Quartet is a band which pushes the boundaries of string band music, offering a fusion of roots, jazz and classical music performed with playfulness and virtuosity.  Since their inception in 2001, they have travelled extensively, recorded 3 albums, and received 2 Juno nominations.   It was a pleasure to host the Creaking Tree String Quartet at my elementary school in May as part of Stellula Music in the Schools week.  I spoke with Ben and John from the band shortly after their school performance.

Songs:

Theme Music: For the Sake of the Song (©2003 S. McGaughey)

Old Crow (©  Creaking Tree String Quartet)

The Hamlet of Killbuck (© Creaking Tree String Quartet)

Creaking Tree String Quartet Official Webpage

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