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Presented by American Dreams / Northern Spy / NNA Tapes
Cameron Knowler & Eli Winter
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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