George Koller, bass
Joseph Macerollo, accordion
Sharlene Wallace and George Koller having been performing, recording and touring together since 1996. Their performances have included concerts in Edmonton, Calgary, Toronto, The 11th World Harp Congress (Vancouver, BC), Festival of Sound (Parry Sound), International Divas lll (Toronto), ROM Concert Series, Music West Kingston, Mississauga Chamber Music Concert Series, Mississauga Chamber Music
Summer Concerts in Riverwood Park, Gananoque Concert Series and guest artist with Guelph Chamber Choir. George plays on six of Sharlene’s albums and produced and played on her harp & bass duo CD In Night’s Deep Silence
Rhythmic. Beautiful. Explorative. Playing original compositions, a flourish of Celtic tunes and music of South America, Sharlene and George create an unusual and memorable programme for harp and bass… and sometimes accordion with the incomparable Joseph Macerollo!
George Koller has accumulated hundreds of wildly diverse performing, touring and recording credits in his expansive musical career including with Peter Gabriel, Holly Cole, Loreena McKennitt, Ian Tyson, David Clayton-Thomas, Phil Woods, The Shuffle Demons, Olivia Newton-John, Chaka Khan, Eddie Harris, Eartha Kitt, Laila Biali, Eliana Cuevas, Holly Cole, Bruce Cockburn, Valdy, Joe Sealy, Sharlene Wallace, John Mcdermott….just to name a few. A prolific composer, producer and bassist, George also plays a variety of instruments, many of them featured on his award winning solo CD, “Music for Plants, Animals and Humans”. He has been a performer/bassist/producer credits on over 800 cd’s! George was presented with the 2007 national jazz award for “Bassist of the Year”, he has a Toronto Star Critics award and 2 Porcupine awards. Multiple film credits include “Such a Long Journey”, “Possible Worlds”, and “Away from her” on which George plays Sitar, Sarode, Dilruba, Tanpura and bass.
Anne Lindsay, fiddle
Many paths – and years of friendship – have brought Anne and Sharlene together to collaborate on an inspired programme of original music, Celtic tunes and the music of Oliver Schroer. Anne and Sharlene have performed with the Canadian Celtic Choir, for Chamber Music Mississauga’s Out & About and Summer Concert Series (Riverwood Conservation) as well as playing monthly with Eric Robertson (piano) as Iona Passage for Iona Liturgies at Yorkminster Park Baptist Church.
Anne Lindsay has established herself as one of the most engaging and
versatile instrumentalists in Canada. She has four award winning CDs of her own compositions and has been named Jazz Violinist of the Year (National Jazz Awards) and Solo Instrumentalist and Producer of the Year
(Canadian Folk Music Awards). Anne has played on hundreds of recordings and is a featured performer with Jim Cuddy, Blue Rodeo, The Skydiggers and John McDermott. She was the resident fiddler for the Toronto Maple Leafs, the stage production of The Lord of the Rings and is an exuberant fireplug of a session-player-to-the-stars (Led Zeppelin, The Chieftains, Blue Rodeo, James Taylor, Roger Daltrey).