Ben Sollee (born November 28, 1983) is an American cellist, singer-songwriter, and composer known for his political activism. His music incorporates banjo, guitar, and mandolin along with percussion and unusual cello techniques. His songs exhibit a mix of folk, bluegrass, jazz, and R&B elements. Sollee has also composed longer instrumental pieces for dance ensembles and for film.
Ben Sollee was raised in Lexington, Kentucky, and attended public schools where he was introduced to the cello in the fourth grade. Yates Elementary School orchestra teacher Ellen Dennison brought a collection of musical instruments to her class and demonstrated them for students. Sollee was quickly charmed by what he called the "growly" sound of the cello and chose it as the instrument to learn to play and he eventually became the only cello player in his school orchestra. In addition to studying classicalЧитать далее в Википедии...
Альбомы и синглы:
- Learning to Bend [10.06.2008, альбом]
- Inclusions [10.05.2011, альбом]
- Half Made Man [25.09.2012, альбом]
- Letting Go [12.07.2013, сингл]
- 2012-09-08: Backyard Brunch Sessions, Brooklyn, NY, USA
- Daytrotter Session [29.08.2008]
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|Panning For Gold||
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|This Is Only A Song||