Ben Sollee

Born and raised in Kentucky, cellist and composer Ben Sollee is known as a prolific collaborator. Since the release of his debut record in 2008, Learning to Bend, he has toured the world performing with artists such Otis Taylor, My Morning Jacket and Bela Fleck. He's songs and story have been featured on NPR's All Things Considered and in the New York Times. A lover of dance and film, Sollee has created music for a number of ballets for both the Louisville Ballet and Charlotte Ballet. In 2013, his score for the documentary Maidentrip shared the spotlight as an official selection at the SXSW Film Festival and received the Viewer's Choice Award. This fall he will release his 5th studio record, Steeples, in collaboration with Austin-based, indie-orchestra Mother Falcon. 


Session: Tuning In To The Bluegrass From The Ground, Up
Wednesday, September 30
2:40 PM - 3:00 PM
Bomhard Theater, Kentucky Center