HUE tackles two artistic objectives: firstly, how to create music that is both abstract and accessible; and secondly, how to lead a band with harp in a way does not compromise sensitivity with it’s boldness, or aesthetic beauty with it’s curiosity.
Gentle Party is an avant chamber pop ensemble that pioneers a unique, expansive sound distinct to the quartet’s West Coast roots. Elisa is joined by Jessicka (voice), Meredith Bates (violin), Shanto Acharia (cello).
Selenotropism is plant growth in response to moonlight. With Justin Devries on drums and Jeff Gammon on bass, this music explores how to integrate the harp as the backbone of a band without it being the ‘elephant in the room’.
Enter the musical mind of Roisin Adams as it is slowly unveiled by she and her daring bandmates. Elisa Thorn on harp and Justin Devries on drums accompany Adams on piano to marry composition with improvisation.