Steve Mullins and Doug Walter, two members of the quartet Rim of the Well, engage in this kind of dance when they make music. With Mullins on guitar and Walter on marimba, the duo visited the Garage and gave a performance that twisted, twirled and ran around the rim.
Mullins is a multi-instrumentalist whose restless exploration of string-instrument possibilities has done much to expose local audiences to music that's far outside the mainstream. He is a pioneer of the banjola, which was developed by Denver luthier Edward Victor Dick. Walter is a professor of percussion at the University of Colorado at Boulder and is the only marimba and vibraphone player to win top honors in the Concert Artists Guild Competition in New York.
Head over to secondstorygarage.com to hear them perform "Rim of the Well," "Iguana Caliente" and "Equilibrio" and to check out their interview with Quentin.
What they brought us: A leftover piece of flooring -- probably our most garage-like contribution yet.
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