Photo by Scott Hubener
Library Of Babel are a free folk/improv chamber string trio from Asheville, North Carolina, consisting of guitarist Shane Parish, cellist Emmalee Hunnicutt and bassist Frank Meadows. They took their name from the title of a short story by Jose Luis Borges which describes the world as an infinite library of meaningless books shelved in a random order. Library Of Babel, the trio, seek out the coherent books hidden among the gibberish. They improvised their debut album blue nineteen in one night at a bookstore in downtown Asheville.