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Ear to Ear: Iva Bittová

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Saturday, October 06, 2007

Born in Moravia, Iva Bittová is an avant-garde violinist, performance artist, and composer who started out as an actress in Czech feature films. Fresh off her performances at Joe's Pub and Union Hall in Brooklyn, Bittová joins David Garland to share her music and talk about her highly prolific — and unusual — career.

Iva Bittová

Called "the first lady of the Czech alternative scene," Iva Bittová combines rock and jazz with Eastern European influences to create what she calls her "own personal folk music." Bittová's talents are well-represented on disc, including her collaboration with the Bang on a Can All Stars in the album Elida. ...

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