Winter Songs is the first album dedicated entirely to the vocal music of award-winning composer Robert Paterson. All works on the album are performed by the New York City based American Modern Ensemble and produced by multi-Grammy winning producer Adam Abeshouse.
The third release by Duo Montagnard (Joseph Murphy, saxophone and Matthew Slotkin, guitar) contains both premieres of newly commissioned music as well as a new recording of Two About Two by Loretta K. Notareschi.
“With this appealing new disc, the Del Sol String Quartet offers a precis of everything that makes this San Francisco ensemble so valuable: robust, finely blended ensemble playing, rhythmic alertness and a fearless willingness to take on a wide range of contemporary repertoire.” - San Francisco Chronicle
Nightfall is a musical journey through the close of day into the deep of night. We carefully selected repertoire evoking Evening, Night and Rest. Nightfall features original arrangements by Giacomo La Vita and the world-premiere of "Danny Dan" by Israeli composer Ronn Yedidia.
A striking new album featuring adventurous original compositions plus innovative adaptations of works by Stravinsky, Charles Ives and Neil Young, performed by a stellar group of San Francisco's finest improvisers.