In today’s podcast, Anthony Cekay is joined by cimbalom player Richard Grimes of Cordis. By fusing customized traditional ethnic instruments with modern chamber sensibilities, Cordis presents a show that is uniquely exhilarating to audiences. Cordis will be performing in New York City at Le Poisson Rouge on April 5th; for tickets click here.
The cimbalom is a hammered dulcimer and is typically featured in Hungarian folk music. Richard talks about his journey to playing cimbalom; how he built an electric cimbalom; his work with Cordis; and more. You can listen here:
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