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Published on Jan 24, 2013
Ben Sollee is proof that, as he says, a cello is not just an instrument; it's a cultural touchstone. As he and drummer Jordan Ellis play unplugged, he introduces an inspired, new musical style and tells stories of his journey touring by bicycle. He's also joined by violinist Zach Dellinger and Monarch School graduate Cynthia Valenzuela on vocals in an impromptu collaborative piece.
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