Edgar Meyer with Knoxville Symphony Chamber Orchestra
with Knoxville Symphony Chamber Orchestra
Oak Ridge, Tennessee, native Edgar Meyer is an iconic double bassist, composer, and musical visionary. With unparalleled virtuosity and a deep understanding of diverse musical genres, he has carved an indelible mark in the world of classical and contemporary music.
A prodigious talent from a young age, Meyer’s extraordinary skills on the double bass have earned him numerous awards and accolades, including multiple Grammy Awards. His pioneering work in blending classical, bluegrass, and jazz elements has pushed the boundaries of what the double bass can achieve.
Meyer’s collaborations with luminaries like Yo-Yo Ma, Béla Fleck, and Chris Thile have produced groundbreaking albums that defy categorization. His compositions, such as the renowned “Bass Concerto,” showcase his ability to seamlessly bridge the gap between classical and folk traditions.
As a composer, performer, and innovator, Meyer continues to enrich the musical landscape with his unparalleled creativity and profound contributions to the world of music