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Park Stickney

While attempting to live simultaneously in Brooklyn and on a farm in Switzerland, jazz harpist Park Stickney is constantly in motion, giving concerts throughout Europe and the U.S., solo, or with his various projects-most recently “The Lion, the Wolf, and the Donkey”, a trio with bassist Dino Contenti and percussionist Gigi Biolcati, which just released the CD Who is..the Lion, the Wolf and the Donkey? on the Incipit label.

He’s performed and taught in nearly every harp festival that exists, from Adelaide to Zaragoza, appeared on the French television program “La Boîte à Musique”, performed on the QE2, recorded with the “Crash Test Dummies,” played with John Sebastian (of the Lovin’ Spoonful), made a video with Jonathan Coulton, jammed with young oud students in the West Bank, improvised cadenzas while playing the Mozart Flute & Harp concerto with Regula Küffer, played Wagner as a stowaway deep in the harp section of the Berlin Philharmonic, given concerts in a mine in South Tyrol, in a thermal bath in Switzerland, in a New York McDonalds, in Sri Lanka, Shanghai, Madras, Hong Kong, Moscow… He’s played Broadway pits in NY, toured with the Fantasticks in Japan, and appears on page 97 of Patricia Cornwell’s novel “From Potter’s Field.”

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