Described as “fiery,” and a player who performs “with unforced simplicity and beauty of tone.”—The New York Times
Jeffrey Zeigler is one of the most versatile cellists of our time. Known for his independent streak, he has commissioned dozens of works and is admired as a potent collaborator and unique improviser. Zeigler has premiered works by John Adams, Damon Albarn, Derek Charke, John Corigliano, Henryk Gorecki, John King, Steve Reich, Terry Riley and John Zorn. His collaborations include Andy Akiho, Laurie Anderson, Nora Chipaumire, Helga Davis, Philip Glass, Hauschka, Magos Herrera, Vijay Iyer, Glenn Kotche, David Krakauer, Hafez Modirzadeh, Kimmo Pohjonen, Gyan Riley, Netsayi and Black Pressure, and Tom Waits.
In 2014, Zeigler released his first solo album, Something of Life, featuring world premiere recordings of works by Philip Glass, Glenn Kotche, Felipe Perez Santiago, Paola Prestini, Gity Razaz and John Zorn. Other upcoming highlights include a curatorial position at National Sawdust, and a number of newly commissioned works by Doug Cuomo, Bryce Dessner, Nico Muhly, Richard Reed Parry, and JG Thirlwell.
$25, CMA members $22
Andy Akiho, Three Shades, Foreshadows
JG Thirlwell, Rubatosis
Randall Woolf, The Feeling of What Happens (World Premiere)
Philip Glass, Orbit
John Zorn, Babel: The Confusion of Tongues
Paola Prestini, Room No. 35