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The Gravikord Duo

Variety Band from Florida, NY - Will travel up to 10 miles
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$500 - $5000 per event
Bob Grawi on his lyrical new cross-cultural harp, the Gravikord with Pip Klein on flute and world percussion are "The Gravikord Duo." Pip's tropical bird-like sounds, and Bob's punchy polyrhythmic strings blend into their own unique instrumentals that have created an entirely new musical genre – “New Folk Chamber Jazz!” Their music has been characterized as "intoxicatingly upbeat and joyful with a rhythm that refuses to be pinned down in any way." They have been influenced by a wide variety of great music from many world traditions and people everywhere love hearing and seeing something new. Let the captivating sounds of the Gravikord and Flute add real excitement and interest to your next special event!

For weddings, the Gravikord Duo can make your day truly unique with our own original ceremonial music or we can also provide the traditional fare - from slow romantic standards to upbeat originals for the cocktail hour. The Gravikord Duo is also perfect for Corporate and Private Events, Music and Arts Festivals, Lecture-Concerts for Museums and Libraries, Craft Fairs, and Private and Public Celebrations. We are especially well suited for any event with a diverse audience.

The Gravikord is based on the West African kora and was featured at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Venues have included: The Rainbow Room, The Carnivale di Venezia, The World Financial Center, The Kennedy Center, The Guggenheim Museum of Art, and many private and international events. We are exciting audiences worldwide with our intricate yet accessible sounds and are creating a new polyrhythmic harp and flute tradition in the world today. The Gravikord Duo -- world class references at down home prices.” Remember – “We make it memorable!”

WHAT THE REVIEWERS HAVE TO SAY ABOUT US:

"Bob plucked shimmering, syncopated arpeggios while Pip shook maracas and played sunny, symmetrical melodies on flute." - Jon Pareles, The New York Times.

"Sounds as sweet as several harps played in harmony..." - Smithsonian Magazine.

"A show stopper"- The New York Times. "A harp for active persons!"- Garrison Keillor.

"Whenever Bob Grawi begins playing, people are immediately transfixed by the clear modal melodies and counterpoint he weaves." - Guitar Player Magazine.

"Grawi's flowing, syncopated picking style is reminiscent of Kottke/Hedges finger style." - Dirty Linen Magazine.
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Let It Be
The Beatles
Shenandoah
Traditional
Simple Gifts
Shaker Hymn
Uncle John's Band
The Grateful Dead
Pachelbel's Canon
Johann Pachelbel
Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring
J. S. Bach
El Condor Pasa
Peruvian Traditional
Both Sides Now, Circle Game
Joni Mitchell
Bridge Over Troubled Water
Paul Simon
Girl from Ipanema
Antonio Jobim
Variety Band
Proms
Weddings
Baby Showers
Bar Mitzvahs
Celebrations
Funerals
Happy Hours
Picnic
Bachelorette Parties
Concerts
Bat Mitzvahs
Bridal Showers
Events
Bachelor Parties
Banquets
Christenings
Conventions
Festivals
Fundraisers
Halloween Parties
Meetings
Birthday Parties (Kids)
Birthday Parties (Adult)
First Communions
Luau Parties
Wedding Ceremonies
Wedding Receptions
Engagement Parties
Family Reunions
Rehearsal Dinners
Please note The Gravikord Duo will also travel to Chester, Sugar Loaf, Warwick, Goshen, New Hampton, Slate Hill, Bellvale, Johnson, Middletown, New Milford, Pine Island, Campbell Hall, Glenwood, Greenwood Lake, Monroe, Blooming Grove, Sterling Forest, Unionville, Westtown, Arden.
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