Edgar Gabriel’s StringFusion
Live musicClassic Rock/Jazz
StringFusion is a musical ensemble of some of the finest professional musicians in Chicago. Led by former Cirque du Soleil violinist Edgar Gabriel, StringFusion specializes in jazz, and classic rock, but they also perform, pop, dance, country and classical music with a modern edge. StringFusion can satisfy most any event size or budget, from large concert halls and outdoor festivals to rock and jazz clubs to weddings and private parties and they are the perfect entertainment to leave lasting impressions on diverse audiences of any age. Edgar Gabriel's StringFusion can work with as few as 4 musicians: electric violin/vocal, bass, drums keyboard (or guitar). Add guitar (or keyboard), sax/flute, cello and female vocals for a 7-piece band. Since its creation in 2005, Edgar Gabriel's StringFusion has had hundreds of performances in varied diverse settings from large outdoor festivals to museums, libraries, weddings, intimate parties and many Chicago rock and jazz clubs. They regularly performs their "String Groove" educational show in Chicago's inner city and suburban schools. Since StringFusion has such an extensive repertoire, Edgar creates unique playlists for every performance that bests entertains and captivates each specific audience. Their latest CD "Not Radio Material" of all original material spans the genres of jazz, Rock and pop. NRM has gained worldwide attention and can be heard on radio stations in 6 continents.
Often festivals require a 90min set with no break, below is a typical 90min set: New Country – Jean-Luc Ponty Green Onions- Booker T and the MG’s The Slime – Frank Zappa The Crush of Love – Joe Satriani Frankenstein – Edgar Winter In Memory of Elizabeth Reed – Allman Brothers Moonflower – Santana The Flight of the Bumble Bee – Rimsky-Korsakov The Devil Went Down To Georgia – Charlie Daniels Summer – Vivaldi (Metal version) I Wish – Stevie Wonder Fade to Black – Metallica Spain – Chick Corea, Latin Jazz Fusion Purple Haze – Jimi Hendrix Jessica – Allman Brothers Money – Pink Floyd Wonderwall – Oasis For weddings and private events, Edgar will customize the playlist to suit the needs ands tastes of the clients and their guests. Edgar and the members of StringFusion know thousands of songs, too many to list. Specific song lists can be provided upon request.