BIG EARS
Eli Winter Trio

Eli Winter Trio

Fri   Mar   22   2024 - 1:00 PM Jig and Reel Sat   Mar   23   2024 - 2:30 PM Jig and Reel

“Where Winter goes from here is anybody’s guess… but there’s no need to fixate on Winter’s potential when he’s giving us such beautiful music right now.” – Stereogum

Playing older than his 26 years, Eli Winter has long demonstrated mastery over solo guitar composition and performance, which has received praise from Pitchfork, The Guardian, Stereogum, NPR and others. Winter’s latest album, Eli Winter (2022), lives up to the promise that is inherent within the mere construct of an eponymous album – a statement, a reinvention. Assisted by a murderer’s row of peers and contemporaries including Cameron Knowler, Yasmin Williams, David Grubbs, Ryley Walker, Tyler Damon, jaimie branch, and others, Eli Winter showcases a compositional depth and authoritative skill only hinted at on Winter’s rightfully acclaimed previous work. Is it folk? Rock? Jazz? Something simply “other”? The answer to all of these questions is “yes.”  The result is the sound of an artist escaping any lingering shadows of his primary influences and coming into his own.

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Knoxville, TN · USA

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