RISE is a new full-length album of original music by Bekah Barnett, recorded with Julie Wolf in a state of the art studio with seasoned session musicians. View the Indie Gogo campaign here: igg.me/at/urbanminstrel
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In 2010 I took a 2 month trip in Norway. I had no plans as to where I would go. Just a bunch of food, and a good attitude. Here is video I edited with some highlights. Enjoy.
Well, I want to thank everyone who came to our show. I had a wonderful time. Performing for people is something very new to me. The show helped me gain some confidence around playing for others. As promised, here is the full 1 hour 20 minute concert video.
A community art peice by Minneapolis based artist, Alison Nowak, at the Temescal Art Center. With original music composition by Ben Hamilton and Bekah Barnett.
This is an impromptu cello loop concert that I played for some friends in Mt. shasta. All the music is 100% original and improvised on the spot. I use a Boss RC-300 loop station to do my looping. Looping with the cello is something still very new to me. It opens up so many different possibilities and gives me the ability to accompany myself.
A short piece inspired by my latest visit to Mt. Shasta. I shot the video while going up on Amtrak, and then later on the mountain. The music was improvised on my cello (with looping machine) while looking at a Quaking Aspen.
Dedicated to Chuck.
This summer my friends recorded their set live at Expression music college in the Bay Area. I have played cello with them before, but instead of bringing my cello, I filmed them. Look forward to more music videos. This is my first time doing multicam.
Created by Gabriel Perko-Engel during Media Camp I taught at www.eastbaymediacenter.com media camp. This is a video made by one of the students, I helped Gabriel create the soundtrack for this silent film. The video was edited by Gabriel on Final Cut Pro X, then played for me. While watching the video, I improvised. Did this a few times, then recorded audio for various scenes in the video.
Meet Bekah, a wonderful musician with an enchanting voice. A collaboration between fellow artist Anthony Yousko, and myself. This is the first artist video that we have done as myhearbeats.org
Bekah has written 13 songs that can be found in her album, Find Shelter Here. I play cello on a few tracks in the album and regularly play with her.
This video features a song by me. I improvised 4 parts, 2 Plucking, 2 bowed. I walked around Berkeley during the evening and saw a raccoon. I recorded video on Canon Vixia hf m40. Audio was recorded onto a boss rc-300.
I played and recorded cello at the East Bay Media Center. I shot the footage at the Albany bulb in the East bay. The Albany bulb is a very interesting place, it used to be an industrial landfill, then a green waste dump, now its a place where people make lots of art and many people live there.
Filming and music By me.
I made this video as a test to show my friend Anthony, final cut. Sometimes I make funny faces when I play cello. Usually when I am out of tune…