Turtle Island String Quartet

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The Turtle Island String Quartet was born in 1985 and derived its name from creation mythology found in Native American Folklore. The quartet fuses the classical quartet aesthetic with contemporary American musical styles, which include folk, bluegrass, swing, be-bop, funk, R&B, rock, hip-hop, as well as music of Latin America and India. They have appeared on a dozen recordings on labels such as Windham Hill, Chandos, Koch and Telarc, soundtracks for major motion pictures, TV and radio credits, and collaborations with famed artists such as clarinetist Paquito D'Rivera, Manhattan Transfer, pianists Billy Taylor and Kenny Barron, the Ying Quartet and the Parsons Dance Company. After numerous recording under their original band name, they shortened it to Turtle Island Quartet.
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Turtle Island String Quartet Discography Tracks

Albums

Turtle Island String Quartet - Turtle Island String Quartet album art Turtle Island String Quartet Turtle Island String Quartet (Album) Windham Hill Records, Windham Hill Jazz US 1988 Sell This Version
Turtle Island String Quartet - Metropolis album art Turtle Island String Quartet Metropolis (Album) Windham Hill Jazz US 1989 Sell This Version
WD-0123 Turtle Island String Quartet - A Shock To The System (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) album art Gary Chang Featuring The Turtle Island String Quartet* Gary Chang Featuring The Turtle Island String Quartet* - A Shock To The System (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)(CD, Album) Windham Hill Jazz WD-0123 US 1990 Sell This Version
WD-0126 Turtle Island String Quartet - Skylife album art Turtle Island String Quartet Skylife(CD, Album) Windham Hill Jazz WD-0126 US 1990 Sell This Version
PCCY-20056 Turtle Island String Quartet - The Sidewinder album art Turtle Island String Quartet The Sidewinder(CD, Album) Windham Hill Records PCCY-20056 Japan 1991 Sell This Version
01934 10132-2 Turtle Island String Quartet - On The Town album art Turtle Island String Quartet Featuring The Billy Taylor Trio Turtle Island String Quartet Featuring The Billy Taylor Trio - On The Town(CD, Album) Windham Hill Jazz 01934 10132-2 US 1991 Sell This Version
Turtle Island String Quartet - Spider Dreams album art Turtle Island String Quartet Spider Dreams (Album) Windham Hill Jazz US 1992 Sell This Version
Turtle Island String Quartet - Who Do We Think We Are? album art Turtle Island String Quartet Who Do We Think We Are? (Album) Windham Hill Jazz Europe 1993 Sell This Version
CHAN 9331 Turtle Island String Quartet - A Night In Tunisia, A Week In Detroit album art Turtle Island String Quartet, Detroit Symphony Orchestra Turtle Island String Quartet, Detroit Symphony Orchestra - A Night In Tunisia, A Week In Detroit(CD, Album) Chandos CHAN 9331 UK 1994 Sell This Version
01934 11175-2 Turtle Island String Quartet - By The Fireside album art Turtle Island String Quartet By The Fireside(CD, Album) Windham Hill Records 01934 11175-2 US 1995 Sell This Version
Turtle Island String Quartet - Porto Do Templo album art Caito Marcondes - Turtle Island String Quartet Caito Marcondes - Turtle Island String Quartet - Porto Do Templo (Album) CPC UMES Germany 1998 Sell This Version
CCn'C 00282 Turtle Island String Quartet - The Hamburg Concert album art Turtle Island String Quartet The Hamburg Concert(CD, Album) CCn'C Records CCn'C 00282 Germany 1998 Sell This Version
Turtle Island String Quartet - Art Of The Groove album art Turtle Island String Quartet Art Of The Groove (Album) Turtle Island Records (2) 1999 Sell This Version
Turtle Island String Quartet - 4 + Four album art Turtle Island String Quartet With Ying Quartet Turtle Island String Quartet With Ying Quartet - 4 + Four (Album) Telarc US 2005 Sell This Version
KIC-CD-7529 Turtle Island String Quartet - Danzon album art Turtle Island String Quartet Danzon(CD, Album) Koch International Classics KIC-CD-7529 US 2005 Sell This Version
CD-80684 Turtle Island String Quartet - A Love Supreme - The Legacy Of John Coltrane album art Turtle Island Quartet* A Love Supreme - The Legacy Of John Coltrane(CD, Album) Telarc CD-80684 US 2007 Sell This Version
Turtle Island String Quartet - Have You Ever Been ...?: The Music Of Jimi Hendrix & The Music Of David Balakrishnan album art Turtle Island Quartet* Have You Ever Been ...?: The Music Of Jimi Hendrix & The Music Of David Balakrishnan (Album) Telarc Europe 2010 Sell This Version
AMA1083 2 Turtle Island String Quartet - Mike Marshall & Turtle Island Quartet album art Mike Marshall (2) & Turtle Island Quartet* Mike Marshall (2) & Turtle Island Quartet* - Mike Marshall & Turtle Island Quartet(CD, Album) Adventure Music AMA1083 2 US 2013 Sell This Version
ACD-71296 Turtle Island String Quartet - Confetti Man album art Turtle Island String Quartet Confetti Man(CD) Azica ACD-71296 US 2014 Sell This Version

Compilations

01934-11226-2 Turtle Island String Quartet - A Windham Hill Retrospective album art Turtle Island String Quartet A Windham Hill Retrospective(CD, Comp) Windham Hill Records 01934-11226-2 US 1997 Sell This Version

Videos

none Turtle Island String Quartet - A Love Supreme: The Legacy Of John Coltrane album art Turtle Island Quartet* A Love Supreme: The Legacy Of John Coltrane(DVD, Promo, PVC) Telarc none US 2007 Sell This Version

Miscellaneous

none Turtle Island Quartet* Tiny Desk Concert(File, MP3, 128) National Public Radio none 2011
none Turtle Island String Quartet - Turtle Island String Quartet album art Turtle Island String Quartet Turtle Island String Quartet(Cass, S/Sided) Not On Label none US Unknown Sell This Version