Bass player Logan Coale’s projects help illuminate paths forward for the tradition of art music while recognizing the importance of the conversation between art music and popular music. In addition to The Knights, he is bass player for Natalie Merchant and is a member of contemporary music group NOW Ensemble. He has performed and toured with The National, Lisa Hannigan and Aaron Dessner, Helado Negro, Abigail Washburn, Silk Road Ensemble, The St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, The Mark Morris Dance Group, A Far Cry Chamber Orchestra, Wordless Music Orchestra, International Contemporary Ensemble, and Alarm Will Sound. He has recorded commercially for David Lang, Philip Glass, Nico Muhly, Missy Mazzoli, Bryce Dessner, Aaron Dessner, Lisa Hannigan, Jesse Marchant, The Lone Bellow, Mum, The National, Olga Bell, Sharon Van Etten, Local Natives, Joanna Newsom, Luluc, and Jonsi Sigursson of Sigur Ros, among others. He was a scholarship student of both Todd Seeber and Edwin Barker of the Boston Symphony, and was a fellow at the Tanglewood and Schlesswig-Holstein Festivals. Logan grew up in Portland, Oregon, and currently lives in Brooklyn.