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    "David Schulman's love affair with the violin
    is as exhilarating as Charles Blondin's
    high wire walk across Niagara Falls,
    yet as subtle as the stroke of
    a lover's fingertips upon the nape of his belovèd."
    — André De Shields
    Tony winner, Best Actor, Hadestown (2018)
    Grammy winner (2020)
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Blue Eleven 03:11
Drop 9 03:19
Bad Radio 04:22
Tentacle 08:09



In transit for the outdrop ...


released December 12, 2021

Romeir Mendez (1,2,3,5), acoustic bass
David Schulman (5,4,3,2,1), violins, mandolin, hand percussion

All compositions by David Schulman
Bass recorded by Allyn Johnson, the rest by David Schulman
Edited, mixed and mastered by David Schulman

Supported in part by an anonymous donor and by the Maryland State Arts Council

Cover design: David Schulman and Gayle Schulman

As complete on September 12, 2021


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David Schulman Washington, D.C.

Heard nationally on NPR, David Schulman’s music has been described as “mysterious and beautiful” by The Washington Post.

By turns nocturnal, reflective, funky, and cinematic, the music of violinist and composer David Schulman + Quiet Life Motel is a weave of jazz harmonies, shimmering orchestral textures, and international grooves.
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