"...the trio’s third album in as many years is of sufficient quality to merit comparison with works delivered by Bela Fleck, Edgar Meyer, Mark O’Connor, Mike Marshall, Sam Bush, Jerry Douglas and other alumni of the American school of acoustic excellence.”

Review of ‘Talk’ - Tony Hillier, Rhythms Magazine, March 2013

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Dear friends and fans of The String Contingent, We can't believe that our new album is finally done. It took longer in post production than we had planned, but some things just can't be rushed, and we are so happy with the end result.

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The String Contingent

Virtuosic instrumental trio The String Contingent compose and perform music of sparkling beauty and originality that explores the full spectrum of musical expression. Australians Chris Stone (violin) and Holly Downes (double bass) with Scotsman Graham McLeod (guitar) integrate disparate musical styles through their own refined acoustic sensibilities

This project has been assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body.