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Jelloslave Artist Statement

Jelloslave, a new music quartet comprised of 2 cellos, tablas and drums, is committed to creating original music, weaving cellos and drums in a multi-genre, cross-cultural and rhythmic fabric. The collective diversity of our individual influences fuels the Jelloslave sound, which draws from the European classical tradition reflected in the cellos, the Hindustani classical rhythms [...]

February 4th, 2013 by



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The Twin Cities experimental group seeks to unleash the hidden spirits of the cello — be they animal noises or tribal percussion — resulting in an infectious, mysterious melee of genres.

- Rebecca Lang

The Minneapolis band Jelloslave, with two fiery cellists at its core, takes the cello where quartets and concertos don’t usually go.

- Chris Roberts