The 5th volume in PV's series of world premiere recordings of newly commissioned works. Works by Paul Moravec, Donald Reid Womack, David Sampson, Raymond Wojcik, James Chwalyk, Jr., Sergio Garcia-Marruz and Steve Perillo
"a spectacular success. / …he can match the musicality of any player out there…orchestral ideas in his playing…natural phrasing and rhythm…playing is virtuosic but always in a musically convincing way." Bradford Werner
Partnering with the ensemble Music from China, the PRISM Quartet presents works by four Chinese-born American composers: Bright Sheng, Lei Liang, Fang Man, and Huang Ruo. The Singing Gobi Desert reveals that saxophones and Chinese instruments have a natural, if unexpected, affinity.
Fusing many musical styles in an intimate but high-octane record, this band thrashes through tightly woven twists with the deftness and precision of a chamber ensemble and weight of a rock band. In this all-Boshnack set, the trumpeter is joined by clarinetist Beth Fleenor, pianist Dawn Clement, bassist Isaac Castillo, and drummer Max Wood.