Erik has been called “one of today’s most ingenious and forward-thinking musical practitioners.” by Steve Graybow, Billoard Magazine. “Rostropovich one second and Rottweiler the next.” Cellist Erik Friedlander, a virtuosic veteran of NYC’s downtown scene, has backed John Zorn, Laurie Anderson and Courtney Love. New York’s Erik Friedlander is a composer and an improviser, a classical musician and a jazzbo. He has recorded 8 CD’s as a leader and has always worked to stake out new ground for the cello in both his compositional choices and his dynamic improvising style.
I love my Luis & Clark cello. Its silky finish is a joy to touch and the sound is alive and big. The elegant, modern design is embraced by audiences and the durable materials and construction give me a sense of ease while on difficult touring schedules. My musical life has improved since getting the Luis & Clark cello.-Erik Friedlander, composer, improviser, and veteran of NYC’s downtown scene.