MeiaMeia (Portuguese for "half a dozen, half a dozen") is a twelve-work cycle composed by Projeto Arcomusical members Gregory Beyer and Alexis C. Lamb. Performed on elegant handcrafted berimbaus made by David White, recorded by Dan Nichols at Aphorism Studios, the album will be released by Innova Recordings in October 2016.
Composer Darrell Katz introduces his latest ensemble, Oddsong, an unusual and perfectly balanced group featuring four saxes, violin, marimba, and voice. Guest appearance by the JCA Orchestra with Oliver Lake. Settings of poetry by Paula Tatarunis and Sherwood Anderson
Third Ward Stories is a bit of a musical biography for this Houston-bred, thoroughly grounded member of the rich Texas Tenor tradition, his paean to the neighborhood he grew up in and the musical memories embedded in the soil of that 'hood. Featuring Michael Dease, Johnathan Blake, Glenn Zaleski, Josh Evans, and Adam Olszewski.