Press


  • “But the boys are back in town with Not Our First Goat Rodeo, a set of 10 whimsically titled new tracks of mostly instrumental concoctions from the same recipe, but with a slightly heftier pinch of the experimental.”

    Blog Critics


  • “Goat Rodeo never comes close to the pulling-every-which-way willfulness of its title’s implications. Instead it lets its individual players show their own qualities, then prove how well they cohere and coalesce into a choice, unpredictable conversation.”

    San Francisco Classical Voice


  • “The natural symmetry is still intact, and while the chemistry they created makes the music sound almost effortless, the sounds that resulted are every bit as creative and compelling as one might expect from an ensemble made up of such master musicians.”

    American Songwriter


  • “Mr. Meyer is not only a legitimate heir to this tradition but also a great energizing factor to the field. His versatility should be celebrated.”


  • “The most remarkable virtuoso in the relatively un-chronicled history of his instrument.”


  • Impromptu

    Edgar Meyer: A Genre-Bending Master

    “One of the most interesting parts of being involved in a wider spectrum of musical style is the exposure to many more people and their perspectives,” says Meyer.

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  • Telluride Bluegrass Festival

    Edgar Meyer: 25 Years of Bluegrass and Beyond

    A retrospective of Edgar’s career in Telluride in honor of his 25th anniversary with the Telluride Bluegrass Festival.

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  • Australian Broadcasting Corporation

    RN Breakfast

    Edgar joins host Fran Kelly for an interview on RN Breakfast.

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  • The Australian

    Double bass master Edgar Meyer brings his talent to QLD music festival

    Edgar speaks with The Australian about putting the bass centerstage in advance of his Australian debut.

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  • The Washington Post

    Not Your Classic Classicist

    Edgar talks with The Washington Post about Bach, collaborations versus performing solo, and the crossroads of bluegrass and classical music.

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  • The Nashville Musician

    Music is a Conversation

    The Official Journal of the Nashville Musicians Association, AFM Local 257, features Edgar on its January – March 2015 cover.

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  • Bass Player

    Genre-Bending Genius

    With a new duo album and double concerto, Edgar Meyer advances his virtuosity in classical and bluegrass by exploring rhythm and melody in composition.

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  • Bass Musician

    A True Renaissance Man

    Bass Musician magazine speaks with Edgar about The Goat Rodeo Sessions, the impact of being a multi-instrumentalist, and advice for the changing face of music.

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  • The New Yorker

    First Bass

    How Edgar Meyer makes light of the bulkiest instrument. (July 24, 2000)

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