American virtuosos Darol and Mike of Psychograss team up with Swedish trio Väsen to push the boundaries ofacoustic instrumental music. Väsen play transcendent, contemporary music basedin the rural Swedish tradition, featuring the unique nyckelharpa (keyed fiddle)along with 5-string viola and 12-string guitar.
Violinist, fiddler andcomposer Darol Anger is an genre-jumping innovator: from the jazz-orientedTurtle Island String Quartet to the chambergrass Republic Of Strings, and theGrammy-nominated folk-jazz group Montreux, jam band the String Cheese Incident,Cajun artist Michael Doucet and his ground-breaking work in the David GrismanQuintet.
Mike Marshall is aniconoclastic, versatile and adventurous acoustic musician who pushes theboundaries of acoustic instrumental music: a master of mandolin, guitar andviolin. Able to swing gracefully from jazz to classical to bluegrass and Latinstyles, he has worked with jazz violinist Stephane Grappelli, fiddler MarkO'Connor and banjo phenom Bela Fleck.