Red Sea Pedestrians
The Red Sea Pedestrians are a one-of-a-kind, full-blown, instrument-swapping fusion between tradition and the here-and-now. We’re talkin’ high-energy world-beat grooves, hypnotic laments from the earth, songs of celebration and wonder: a warped and beautiful blend of Klezmer, Gypsy, Rock, Jazz and American Roots, all filtered through the band’s original vision.
RSP are a melting pot of six distinct singer/songwriters, almost a self-contained variety show. Their sound is first defined by the sweet interplay between clarinet (Rachel Gorman) and violin (Cori Somers), and is colored by three singers and multi-instrumentalists (Bill Caskey, Mike Fuerst, Ian Gorman), as well as powerful percussion (Benjamin Lau) that provides the backbone to a musical experience that is both harmonically and rhythmically gratifying. Multi-layered lyrics, rich harmonies, and masterful playing complete the story.