Avi Avital will play his first concert in the Carnegie Hall in New York on January 17. The Carnegie Hall team has produced a set of Videos with Avi Avital to follow his preparations for his debut recital in the Carnegie Hall.
In those videos you can follow Avi to the Metropolitan Museum where he is shown some interesting mandolins including the beautiful mandolin by Angelo Manello and a set of Gibson Mandolins. You can also hear about his habit of making fotos of his audience and post the pictures to twitter or facebook with the tag #viewfromstage. And you can see where Avi will play his debut recital.
Meet Avi – Avi Avital: The Carnegie Hall Debut (Playlist)
January 17 is also the release date for the new album by Avi Avital Between Worlds. I could alredy get the album whe I met Avi in reiburg where he played a concert together with the frame drum player Murat Coskun who lives here. The concert was titled “Framedrum meets mandolin”.
This new album is a great compilation of classical music with folk influences. This is the official album trailer by Deutsche Grammophon:
Avi Avital: “Between Worlds” album trailer
Avi Avital performs Bulgarian folk tune – Bucimis
Avia Avital on the Website of the Carnegie Hall
Website Avi Avital
Avi Avital – Between Worlds (Deutsche Grammophon)
youtube channel Avi Avital
Avia Avital: Der Mandolin-Gott aus Israel (and some more videos from this show with accordeon player Martynas and Avi Avital – the talks are mainly in English, with some German)
Frank Turner has givebn the following Tiny Desk Concert at the NPR. Matt Nasir who is mainly the piano player in Frank Turners band started to play the mandolin recently and he plays the mandolin in this concert. Three beautiful songs, with mandolin and guitar.
Frank Turner: NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert
The U.K. singer-songwriter and a bandmate are just two men with unplugged instruments, but they still convey the bawdy rowdiness of a full band. Performing three songs in the NPR Music offices, Turner shines in what may well be the most brightly lit performance space he’s ever graced.
For his Tiny Desk close-up, the U.K. singer-songwriter isn’t actually alone — he brings along the pianist in his band The Sleeping Souls, Matt Nasir, who joins in on mandolin — but Turner still does plenty to convey the bawdy rowdiness of a full band on his own. Opening with the terrifically anthemic, rehab-themed first single from his new album Tape Deck Heart (sample line: “On the first night we met, you said, ‘Well, darling, let’s make a deal/If anybody ever asks us, let’s just tell them that we met in jail'”), Turner shines in what may well be the most brightly lit performance space he’s ever graced. –STEPHEN THOMPSON
“The Way I Tend To Be”
The same video on the NPR site in better quality: http://www.npr.org/event/music/198794929/frank-turner-tiny-desk-concert
You can find an interview with Frank Turner in World Cafe by NR:
Frank Turner On World Cafe
On this installment of World Cafe, Turner talks about everything from songwriting to politics — and even a little bit about his tattoos.
Frank Turner: A Punk Poet With A Confessional Streak
On a visit to NPR’s Washington D.C. office that also included an acoustic Tiny Desk Concert, Frank Turner spoke with Weekend Edition Sunday host Rachel Martin about his music, performing at the London Olympics and attending the same school as Prince William. Click the audio link to hear more of their conversation.
Frank Turner, Live At The Newport Folk Festival,…
Website Frank Turner