Many people think that buskers (street performers) only perform on the streets and subways.
In reality, busking is only a part of every street musician’s career.
Last week I played at the NYC Fashion Week, for designer Yeohlee’s runway show: (please stop the player on the right hand side of the blog before playing the video below)
Joonbug Magazine said: “Yeohlee added more texture and dimension to her presentation by accompanying it with a live saw musician in a surreal, artful, and unconventional soundtrack”.
Vogue Magazine compared my playing to the performances of…Yoko Ono.
I don’t know any subway musician who doesn’t also perform at “legitimate” gigs. And I know a lot of subway musicians