Trillium is an acoustic folk quartet with an eclectic repertoire ranging from Celtic to bluegrass to ragtime to swing which appeals to all ages and most musical tastes! In the five years we've been performing together, we've played at countless festivals, coffee houses, libraries, house concerts & fundraisers and have had music from our three cds played on folk radio programs throughout the U.S. and Canada. Musicians are: Mim Eichmann: hammered dulcimer, vocals; Ed Hall (National Fingerstyle Guitar Champion at Winfield, KS): guitar, banjo, vocals; Jonathan DeSouza: fiddle, mandolin, vocals and Doug Lofstrom: bass. Guaranteed to make you smile!
Loved working with Mom and Scott they are profession and deeply caring people. We had just lost our Mom and she worked closely with me on a song selection list and music for her funeral service. It was beautiful and an amazing celebration of Mom’s life. I am so thankful they we part of it. I would highly recommend them. And I would use them again. Lovely playing and beautiful voices.
Response from Trillium:
Lori - I'm grateful that our music helped you and your family towards the closure you needed at this time. Thank you for your kind words ~ Trillium -- Mim Eichmann & Scott Sedlacek
We couldn't have asked for more from this group. These are some seriously talented and engaging artists. Their service came at a very reasonable price, they were easy to communicate with, and adapted well to a unique setting. Thank you, Trillium.
Price Range: Contact for rates
Gig Length: 30 - 120 minutes
Languages: English, French
What to Expect
In many ways, Trillium is a folk group which appeals to people who think that they really don't like folk music ... as well as those who do! Our extensive, eclectic repertoire ranges from Celtic to bluegrass to ragtime to swing, moving easily from one genre to the next, taking our audience along with us. Most of our tunes are trad/anon or public domain, both instrumentals and vocals, some cover tunes, some singer/songwriter, but all of our arrangements reflect our collective creative energy and the extraordinary playing styles of four very accomplished musicians.
We've recorded three cds: "Over the Waterfall" (2006), "The Moody Leprechaun (2007) and "Crossing the Stream" (2009), many tracks from which have been played on folk and Celtic radio programs throughout the U.S. and Canada. We've also been broadcast live on NPR stations on many occasions as well.
Past Booked Events
|March 25, 2018 • 6:30pm - 8:30pm||Funeral/Memorial Service|
|June 25, 2016 • 5:30pm - 8:30pm||Birthday (Adult)|
1. Over the Waterfall/Blackberry Blossom
2. Bonaparte Crossing the Rocky Mountains/Star of Munster
3. Big Rock Candy Mountain/Dixie
4. Black & White Rag
5. Young Ladies in Town/Jefferson & Liberty/Crossing the Stream
6. Soldier’s Joy/Star-Spangled Banner
7. Tennessee Waltz
8. The Moody Leprechaun
9. Jenny Lind Polka/Swedish Polka
10. A Hundred Years from Now
11. Fargo/Ewe w/ the Crooked Horn/Fargo
12. Pardon My Southern Accent
13. The Night Paddy Murphy Died
14. I'll Fly Away
15. Cold Frosty Morning/Full-Rigged Ship
16. Sweet Georgia Brown
17. Staten Island/Red-Haired Boy/Liberty
18. Ragtime Annie/Beaumont Rag
19. Sally in the Garden/Swallowtail Jig/O’Keefe’s Slide/O those Britches Full of Stitches/John Ryan’s Polka
20. Settin’ the Woods on Fire/Southern Flavor
21. When You Look into My Eyes
22. Rights of Man/Harvest Home/Boys of Bluehill
23. Miss Fogarty's Christmas Cake
24. Tiger Rag
St. Anne’s Reel/Fisher’s Hornpipe
|Mim Eichmann||hammered dulcimer, vocals|
|Ed Hall||guitar, banjo, vocals|
|Jonathan De Souza||fiddle, mandolin, whistles, vocals|
|Doug Lofstrom||bass, vocals|
Influences & Inspiration
anything Irish! Bill Monroe, Hank Williams, Eva Cassidy, Altan, revolutionary and civil war music, Chet Atkins, Allison Kraus, Bela Fleck, Johnny Mercer, George Gershwin, Beatles, film music, honky tonk music, classical music, country music, gospel music ...
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