“Mr. Zeigler played the prayerful melody with unforced simplicity and beauty of tone”– The New York Times
Jeffrey Zeigler was the cellist of the internationally renowned Kronos Quartet for eight seasons. He has been the recipient of the Avery Fischer Prize, the Polar Music Prize, the President’s Merit Award from the National Academy of Recorded Arts and the Chamber Music America Richard J. Bogomolny National Service Award.
Mr. Zeigler has released over two dozen recordings for Nonesuch Records, Deutsche Grammophon, Cantaloupe and Smithsonian Folkways and has appeared with Norah Jones on her album Not Too Late on Blue Note Records. Zeigler can also be heard on the film soundtrack for Paola Sorrentino’s Academy Award winning film, La Grande Bellezza, as well as Darren Aronofsky’s Golden Globe winning film, The Fountain, featuring music by Clint Mansell and including performances by the Scottish band, Mogwai.
This coming fall Zeigler will release his first solo album, Something of Life, on Innova Recordings as a joint collaboration with VisionIntoArt. The album will feature world premiere recordings of works written for him by Philip Glass, Glenn Kotche, Felipe Perez Santiago, Paola Prestini and John Zorn.