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Chris Lightcap's Bigmouth

Composer: Chris Lightcap

Composition: work in progress

Instrumentation: Bass, saxophones, guitars, keyboards, drums

Brooklyn, NY 2016

Chris Byars Quartet

Composer: Chris Byars

Composition: Bop-ography of a Jazz Legend
Instrumentation: Alto/Tenor Saxophone, Vibes, Trombone, Bass, Drums/Kanjira, English Horn/Oboe

Bronx, NY 2008

Christopher Jentsch and the Jentsch Group No Net

Composer: Christopher Jentsch

Composition: Topics in American History

Instrumentation: Flute, Alto Flute, Clarinet, Alto Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Soprano Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Trumpet, Flugel Horn, Trombone, Guitar, Piano, Bass, Drums, Conductor

Brookyln, NY 2015

The Claudia Quintet

Composer: John Hollenbeck

Composition: Royal Toast

Instrumentation: Drums/Percussion, Clarinet/Tenor Saxophone, Accordian, Acoustic Bass, Vibraphone/Percussion, Piano

New York, NY 2009

Cornelius Boots and Edmund Welles: The Bass Clarinet Quartet

Composer: Cornelius Boots
Composition: Agrippa's 3 Books
Instrumentation: Bass Clarinets

El Cerrito, CA 2004

Craig Handy and 2nd Line Smith

Composer: Craig Handy

Instrumentation: Saxophone, organ, sousaphone, drums/percussion, guitar, bass

Weehawken, NJ 2017

Creative Opportunity Orchestra

Composer: Robert Rodriguez
Composition: Shrouded Heart
Instrumentation: Voice, 2 Woodwinds, 2 Trumpet, 2 Trombone, Piano, Bass, Drums

Cresskill, NJ 2007

Dafnis Prieto Quintet

Composer: Dafnis Prieto
Composition: The Emotion Series: Taking the Soul for a Walk
Instrumentation: Saxophones, Melodica, Trumpet, Piano, Bass, and Drums

New York, NY 2005

Darrell Grant Ensemble

Composer: Darrell Grant
Composition: The Territory
Instrumentation: Trumpet, Saxophones, Vibraphone, Viola, Vocalist, Piano, Bass, Drums

Portland, OR 2012

Dave Douglas and Witness

Composer: Dave Douglas
Composition: Turning the Tables
Instrumentation: Trumpet, Clarinet, Saxophone, Keyboards, Bass, Drums, Percussion, and Vocals

Brooklyn, NY 2001

Dave Pietro Group

Composer: Dave Pietro
Composition: The Chakra Suite
Instrumentation: Saxophones, Acoustic and Electric Guitar, Sitar, Piano, Accordion, Bass, Drums, Brazilian and Indian Percussion, and Vocals

Astoria, NY 2005

David Berkman Band

Composer: David Berkman
Composition: Knots
Instrumentation: Piano, Saxophones, Bass, and Drums

Brooklyn, NY 2000

David Gilmore Group

Composer: David Gilmore
Composition: African Continuum
Instrumentation: Guitar, Saxophone, Piano, Bass, Drums, Percussion, and Vocals

Brooklyn, NY 2002

David Sánchez Sextet

Composer: David Sánchez
Composition: La Leyenda del Cañaveral
Instrumentation: Guitar, Piano, Bass, Drums, Percussion, and Spoken Word/Poetry

Cambridge, MA 2005

David Weiss and The New Jazz Composers Octet

Composer: David Weiss
Composition: The Turning Gate
Instrumentation: Trumpet, Alto, Tenor, and Baritone Saxophones, Trombone, Piano, Bass, and Drums

New York, NY 2001

David Gilmore Ensemble

Composer: David Gilmore
Composition: Numerology Suite
Instrumentation: Guitar, Vocals, Alto Saxophone, Piano, Acoustic Bass, Percussion, Drums

Brooklyn, NY 2008

Denman Maroney Ensemble

Composer: Denman Maroney

Composition: Udentity

Instrumentation: Reeds, Trumpet, Piano, Bass, Drums

Monsey, NY 2006

Diane Moser Quintet

Composer: Diane Moser
Composition: Music for the Last Flower
Instrumentation: Clarinet, Alto Saxophone, Trombone, Piano, Bass, and Drums

Upper Montclair, NJ 2003

Don Braden Octet

Composer: Don Braden
Composition: The Soaring Spirit
Instrumentation: Trumpet, Trombone, Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone, Piano, Bass, and Drums

South Orange, NJ 2000

Don Byron Quartet - Ivey Divey

Composer: Don Byron

Composition: A Suite for Lester Young

Instrumentation: Clarinet/Tenor Saxophone, Piano, Bass, Drums

Berkeley, CA 2006

Donny McCaslin Group

Composer: Donny McCaslin
Composition: In Pursuit
Instrumentation: Saxophone, Voice, Guitar, Bass, Drums, and Percussion

Brooklyn, NY 2005

Douglas Detrick's AnyWhen Ensemble

Composer: Douglas Detrick
Composition: The Bright and Rushing World
Instrumentation: Trumpet, Saxophones, Bassoon, Cello, Drums


Doug Wamble Quartet

Composer: Doug Wamble
Composition: Yoknapatawpha
Instrumentation: Guitar/Vocals, 2 Saxophones, Trombone, Trumpet, Piano, Bass, Drums

New York, NY 2007

Drew Gress and Spin & Drift

Composer: Drew Gress
Composition: Rothkosonic
Instrumentation: Bass, Trumpet, Alto Saxophone, Piano, and Drums

Monroe, NY 2005

Eddie Marshall's Holy Mischief Ensemble

Composer: Eddie Marshall
Composition: Dream That Dance
Instrumentation: Violin, Saxophone, Recorder, Piano, Bass, Drums, and Percussion


Edward Simon and Afinidad

Composer: Edward Simon
Composition: House of Numbers
Instrumentation: Piano, Drums, Bass, Alto Saxophone, Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, French Horn, Bassoon

Orange City, FL 2014

Edward Simon Trio

Composer: Edward Simon
Composition: The Venezuelan Suite
Instrumentation: Flute, Saxophone, Piano,  Bass, Guitar, Drums, Flute, Saxophone, and Maracas

Orange City, FL 2004

Edward Simon and Afinidad

Composer: Edward Simon
Composition: Sorrows and Triumphs
Instrumentation: Piano, Alto Saxophone, Drums, Acoustic Bass, Vocals, Guitar, Percussion

Orange City, FL 2008

The Either/Orchestra

Composer: Russ Gershon

Composition: The Collected Unconscious 

Instrumentation: 2 Trumpet/Flugelhorn, Trombone, Alto Saxophone/Flute, Tenor/Soprano Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone, Piano, Bass, Drums, Congas/Percussion

Cambridge, MA 2010

Ellery Eskelin and Different but the Same

Composer: Ellery Eskelin

Composition: Non Sequiturs

Instrumentation: 2 Tenor Saxophones, Acoustic Bass, Drums

New York, NY 2009


Composer: Rebecca Cline

Composition: Clay, Iron, Water

Instrumentation: Piano, Tenor Saxophone/Flute/Conga, Electric Bass, Drums, Alto Saxophone, Vocals/Batá, 3 Batá

Jamaica Plain, NY 2007

Etienne Charles Project

Composer: Etienne Charles
Composition: San Jose Suite
Instrumentation: Trumpet, Percussion, Guitar, Bass, Drums, Alto Saxophone

Lansing, MI 2014


Composer: Ole Mathisen
Composition: Mirage

Instrumentation: Saxophones, Clarinet, Trombone, Bass, Drum Set

New York, NY 2009

Fabian Almazan and Rhizome

Composer: Fabian Almazan
Composition: Alcanza
Instrumentation: Piano, Electronics, Voice, Guitar, Violin, Violin, Viola, Cello, Bass, Drums

New York, NY 2014

Felipe Salles Quintet

Composer: Felipe Salles
Composition: South American Suite
Instrumentation: Woodwinds, Violin, Trombone Piano, Bass, Drums, and Percussion

Astoria, NY 2005


Composer: Carl Maguire

Composition: Magnify Simplicity

Instrumentation: Piano, Violin, Reeds, Bass, Drums

New York, NY 2010