photo by Carl Saytor
Stranger- Rima Fand/Luminescent Orchestrii
Kombucha Monster- Rima Fand/Luminescent Orchestrii
Dreaming In Turkish- Rima Fand/Luminescent Orchestrii
A high-energy NYC string band, inspired by everything from Romani and Balkan music to Appalachian fiddle to hip hop to tango. The band (nicknamed Lumii) toured extensively in the US and overseas, and released 3 albums as well as an EP created in collaboration with the Carolina Chocolate Drops.
Luminescent Orchestrii is: Sarah Alden- violin, vocals, Rima Fand- violin, viola, vocals, Benjy Fox-Rosen- upright bass, vocals, Sxip Shirey- resophonic guitar, melodica, vocals