Maggie Molloy has reviewed the Righteous Girls’ gathering blue for the website Second Inversion.
ACME Plays Monk
Three cheers for the home team! Jay Batzner, a Contributing Editor to Sequenza 21, has a new recording out on the Irritable Hedgehog imprint. as if to each other …, a 25 minute long EP played by pianist R. Andrew Lee, is now available via their website.
The Song of the Stars British Music for Upper Voice Choir Naxos CD 8.573427 Wells Cathedral School Choralia, conducted by Christopher Finch; Eleanor Turner, harp; Elliot Launn, piano Occupying as it does an important niche in choral literature, the CD Song of the Stars demonstrates the vitality and importance of Naxos Records’s “no stone leftContinue reading “The Song of the Stars (Naxos CD)”
The Bad Plus Joshua Redman is out now on Nonesuch. Check out their passionate live in studio performance at the NPR station KPLU below.
Composer Margaret Brouwer’s Blue Streak Ensemble visits New York on Sunday and Monday with a free concert in Brooklyn and a modestly priced one in Manhattan. Good new music ensembles have a programming ethos. Brouwer’s curation is decidedly eclectic encompassing, on one end of the spectrum, some of the more intricate lieder by Johannes Brahms and,Continue reading “Blue Streak Ensemble Visits New York”
Today sees the release of Righteous Girls’s debut album on New Focus Recordings, Gathering Blue. My composition “For Milton” is on it. You may purchase the recording from iTunes here. Below is another “teaser track” from the album, this one featuring composer and steel pan performer Andy Akiho.
Heather Woods Broderick’s new recording, Glider, is out next week on Western Vinyl. Check out the beautifully photographed video for “Wyoming” below.
The Subliminal and the Sublime Chris Dingman Chris Dingman, vibraphone; Loren Stillman, alto saxophone; Fabian Almazan, piano; Ryan Ferreira, guitar; Linda Oh, bass; Justin Brown, drums Excellent albums contain many magical moments, but there’s often one that is a clue that a particular recording will be a special experience for the listener. Just such aContinue reading “Chris Dingman, “The Subliminal and the Sublime””