Sweet Plantain String Quartet
March 12, 2010
Sweet Plantain is a string quartet that specializes in genre-blurring, orignal compostions and arrangements as well as comtemporary works by Latin American composers. Its unique style fuses latin, classical, jazz and improvisational forms. Sweet Plantain recorded with Academy Award/Grammy/Golden-winning composer Ryuichi Sakamoto on his film score for the film, Silk and on the debut album of Sakamoto-produced Kotoringo, a pop/jazz singer songwriter on the rise in Japan.
Event Name: Sweet Plantain String Quartet
Comment posted by: Tony award winner conductor Stuart Malina from NY, Dec 04, 2009
"This virtuoso quartet brings a freshness and inventiveness to every note they play ..Blending jazz, Latin and classical styles...I was simply blown away."