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Black Violin At Troy Savings Bank Music Hall On 4/20

Black Violin - Kevin “Kev Marcus” Sylvester and William "Wil B." Baptiste
Black Violin - Kevin “Kev Marcus” Sylvester and William "Wil B." Baptiste";s:

  The hip-hop string-duo Black Violin is playing at The Troy Savings Bank Music Hall this Thursday at 7:30.

Kevin “Kev Marcus” Sylvester and William "Wil B." Baptiste met at a performing arts high school in Florida where they were both viola players. In Black Violin Kev Marcus plays violin and Wil B. plays viola - both men are also music producers raised on hip-hop. Their music incorporates classical string sounds, innovates on those sounds, and mixes them with hip-hop music. They’ve toured with Wu-Tang Clan, Alicia Keys, Kanye West, and Lupe Fiasco, Tom Petty - and others.

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