Cameron Knowler & Eli Winter

Eli Winter

credit: Jonathan Gardner

Cameron Knowler is a multi-instrumentalist, educator, and recording artist who specializes in jazz, bluegrass and old time music forms. He has established himself as an accompanist, collaborator and solo artist, with a parallel focus on sharing his craft with others. Knowler holds a degree in jazz guitar performance from the University of Houston’s Moores School of Music, yet enjoys resisting the chokehold of normativism. He is based in Los Angeles.

Eli Winter is a musician and writer based in Chicago. A self-taught guitarist and native Houstonian, Winter has been praised as a "generational talent" (NYCTaper) for his masterful instrumental music, which has received praise from Pitchfork, The Guardian, the Chicago Reader and others. He is a 2021 Luminarts Fellow in Creative Writing.

Pitchfork named Anticipation, an album of acoustic guitar duets released last March, one of 8 New Records That Reimagine What a Guitar Can Do.

“This record is stunning. I wasn’t prepared for this level of mastery.” — Rosanne Cash

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Artist is seeking the following professional connections: Label, Management, Booking Agent - US, Booking Agent - UK/Europe, Booking Agent - Worldwide

Genre: Americana
Subgenre: Instrumental
From: Chicago, IL