The dazzling JACK Quartet plays JACKASS, a highly energetic journey with the pace of New York City through twelve tone melodies, 1990s dance 'house' harmonies and Balkan rhythms, sticking to a single love but still chasing wild adventure.

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Live recording of premiere by the Jack Quartet: Christopher Otto (1st violin), Ari Streisfeld (2nd violin), John Pickford Richards (violist), and Kevin McFarland (cello). May 1st, 2011.

The JACK Quartet


Behind the scenes

Promotion video of NYU Steinhardt featuring composer and Bang on a Can co-founder Julia Wolfe and composers Matt Frey and Ruben Naeff about their experiences with working with the JACK Quartet.