Full name until '07; TIQ thereafter. Doing something no other group does, and doing it well since '85--jazz string quartet. Still has 2 original members. The Wiki: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Turtle_Island_Quartet The Website: http://turtleislandquartet.com/ << They tour frequently--you have a shot at seeing them live.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=atUBSc22WFA << They seem to have an affinity for Mr. Hendrix's music--2-3 more on YT
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XyDE26kle2A << Darol Anger on violin--he's gone on to much bigger (but not more important) things Q.V. From the same perf: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KGFPUhpB-CA
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XJicqZRFok0 << Great song (one of my faves written as a jazz song), backing a really great singer (on the others--here's just a bit of vocalese)--at least 2 others with her on YT
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gd6Hz9GlS60 << YT has the whole album from '00, song-by-song http://www.allmusic.com/album/art-of...e-mw0000052150 << a wizard, nothing-New-Age-y jazz album
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CMLnfN3teFU << English title = Bach's Lunch--that sense of humor again
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zh7TGV8XBPs << an original song

I fully admit I don't listen to every note I post...but how can you not with these folks? Not least the sly humor they inject. Not often you see serious musicians playing serious music having this much fun.