The Alternative Quartet began shooting their official video entitled, "I am Paradise" last week.
The elaborate Shoot took 3 days to complete. If there were ever a place to shoot a classical string video in mid December, just before Christmas chimes in around the world, what better place then on the awe inspiring, sun drenched tropical island of Trinidad and Tobago, on a yacht sailboat no less.
As the “Alternative Quartet” prepares to embark on their first U.S. tour, they are revamping their musical and visual repertoire in an effort to relay their mystically sophisticated string innovation to the world.
Although the members of the quartet are being hush-hush on the details of the release date, there's no doubt that the AQ, whom together, embodies a modern, playful-like spirit and post-jazz written style; are gearing up for their their first album of originally composed music to be release in Twenty Thirteen.
If you are fortunate enough to have caught one of their more recent concerts, you can imagine how excitingly delighted fans will be at the anticipated release of their new video.
Andre’ Donawa is the lead violinist and founding member of the Alternative Quartet, and says only that "the new video will be an inspiring and exciting musical work of art."
The quartet consists of four extraordinary gifted talents: Andre' J Donawa, Nariba Herbert, Wasia Ward,and Andre Comeau. All of whom have their own spotlight in the new video. Collectively, the group, having many influences, range from classical, R and B to rock and sets the tone for a multitude of atmospheres’
The quartet's focus for the coming year is to combine their explosive compilations’
This creative group of young people are setting the benchmark for "STRING DOMINANCE" for sure!
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