Daniel Bernard Roumain: “Sonata for Violin and Turntables, Part 4”
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Haitian-American violinist Daniel Bernard Roumain is a man of myriad talents, combining classical training with rapid-fire rock beats, DJ scratches, electronics, and funky bass lines.
Woodbox Beats & Balladry is a highly dynamic album, calling upon elements of IDM, piano balladry, and Vernon Reid-style wailing on top of Roumain’s standard amalgamation. It’s an outstanding album whose adventurousness perfectly fits the 21st Century.