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John Escreet Project

Composer: John Escreet

Composition: Explorations in Speech
Instrumentation: Piano, Saxophone/Elecronics, Guitar, Acoustic Bass, Drums

New York, NY 2009

Jonathan Finlayson and Sicilian Defense

Composer: Jonathan Finlayson

Composition: Still Moving

Instrumentation: Guitar, Piano, Bass, Drums, Trumpet

New York, NY 2013

Jovino Santos Neto Quintet

Composer: Jovino Santos Neto
Composition: Canto do Rio
Instrumentation: Flute, Woodwinds, Piano, Bass, Drums, and Percussion

Seattle, WA 2002

Justin Flynn Quintet

Composer: Justin Flynn

Composition: Pathways

Instrumentation: Tenor Saxophone, Trumpet, Trombone, Baritone Saxophone, Piano, Guitar, Bass, Drums

Brooklyn, NY 2008

Ben Wendel and Kneebody

Composer: Ben Wendel
Composition: Monome
Saxophone and Effects, Trumpet and Effects, Fender Rhodes and Effects, Electric Bass and Effects, Drums, Composer, Monome

Brooklyn, NY 2011

Kyle Bruckmann’s Wrack

Composer:  Kyle Bruckmann
Composition: Awaits Silent Tristero’s Empire
Instrumentation:  Oboe, English Horn, Bass Clarinet, Trumpet, Trombone, Viola, Bass, Percussion

Oakland, CA 2012

Larry Ochs and Rova Saxophone Quartet

Composer: Larry Ochs
Composition: Certain Space
Instrumentation: Saxophones

Berkeley, CA 2000

Le Boeuf Brothers

Composer: Remy Le Boeuf
Composition: A Dream: The Musical Imagination of Franz Kafka
Instrumentation: Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Bass Clarinet, Oboe, Piano, Bass, Drums, Violins, Viola, Cello

Los Angeles, CA 2011

Lenora Zenzalai Helm and The Zenzalai Project

Composer: Lenora Zenzalai Helm
Composition: Journey Woman: A Work in Progress
Instrumentation: Vocals, Flute, Alto Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone, Piano, Acoustic and Electric Bass, and Drums

Durham, NC 2004

Malachi Thompson and Freebop Band

Composer: Malachi Thompson
Composition: Mr. Monk, Freebop Seven & Rhythm X
Instrumentation: Trumpet, Flugel Horn, Soprano Saxophone, Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Trombone, Piano, Bass, and Drums


Manuel Valera and New Cuban Express

Composer: Manuel Valera

Composition: Martì en Nueva York

Instrumentation: Piano, Keyboards, Saxophone, Chekere, Bass, Guitar, Drums, Percussion, Voice

New York, NY 2013
Manuel Valera Group

Composer: Manuel Valera
Composition: Impressions of Expressions
Instrumentation: Piano, Saxophone, Bass, Drums, Woodwinds, 2 Violins, Viola, Cello, Percussion

Brooklyn, NY 2006

Marcus Roberts Trio

Composer: Marcus Roberts
Composition: From Rags to Rhythm
Instrumentation: Piano, Bass, and Drums

Boston, MA 2000

Mario Pavone and Orange Double Tenor Ensemble

Composer: Mario Pavone

Composition: Arc Suite T/PI T/PO

Instrumentation: Tenor Saxophone, Alto Saxophone, Trumpet, Piano, Bass, Drum Set

Prospect, CT 2009

Marlon Simon and the Nagual Spirits

Composer: Marlon Simon
Composition: Root Medley
Instrumentation: Drum Set, Piano, Bass, Trumpet/Flugelhorn, Sax, Percussion, 2 Violins, Viola, Cello

Cherry Hill, NJ 2006

Martin Bejerano Trio

Composer: Martin Bejerano

Composition: Potential Energy Suite

Instrumentation: Piano, Bass, Drums

Miami, FL 2010

Marty Ehrlich and Dark Woods Ensemble

Composer: Marty Ehrlich
Composition: Rundowns and Turnbacks
Instrumentation: Clarinet, Saxophone, Violin, Guitar, Cello, and Bass

New York, NY 2004

Matt Darriau and Ballin' The Jack

Composer: Matt Darriau
Composition: Deep River Suite
Instrumentation: Trumpet, Clarinet, Baritone Saxophone, Trombone, Bass, Piano, and Drums

Brooklyn, NY 2003

Matt Wilson Quartet

Composer: Matt Wilson
Composition: The Carl Sandburg Project
Instrumentation: Drums, Sampler, Alto Saxophone, Tenor and Soprano Saxophone, Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Bass, Voice, and Guitar

Oceanside, NY 2001

Matthew Steckler and Dead Cat Bounce

Composer: Matthew Steckler
Composition: Chance Episodes
Instrumentation: Saxophones, Flute, Clarinet, Bass, and Drums

Brooklyn, NY 2003

Matthias Lupri Group

Composer: Matthias Lupri
Composition: Metalix  (A Wondering and Wandering Suite)
Instrumentation: Vibraphone, Saxophones, Guitar, Bass, and Drums

Hyde Park, MA 2004

Michael Blake and World Time Zone

Composer: Michael Blake

Composition: Contrasts in Individualism

Instrumentation: Tenor Saxophone, Bass, Drums and Cymbals, Piano

Brooklyn, NY 2013

Michael Blake and Free Association

Composer: Michael Blake
Composition: Mr. Carefree
Instrumentation: Flute, Trumpet, Trombone, Saxophones, Electric Slide Guitar, Electric Guitar, Electric Bass, B3 Organ, Wurlitzer Piano, Drums, and Vocals

Brooklyn, NY 2000
Michael Dessen Trio

Composer: Michael Dessen
Composition: Resonating Abstractions
Instrumentation: Trombone and Computer, Bass, Drums

Irvine, CA 2011

Michael Weiss Group

Composer: Michael Weiss
Composition: Three Doors
Instrumentation: Piano, Soprano Saxophone, Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Bass Clarinet, Trumpet, Bass, Drums, and Percussion

Brooklyn, NY 2002

Michele Rosewoman and Quintessence

Composer: Michele Rosewoman
Composition: Advance Dance
Instrumentation: Soprano Saxophone, Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Piano, Keyboards, Bass, and Drums

New York, NY 2002

Michele Rosewoman and New Yor-uba

Composer: Michele Rosewoman

Composition: Oru de Oro

Instrumentation: Piano, Vocals, Bata, Congas, Bass, Drums, Trumpet, Flugel Horn, Soprano Saxophone, Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Trombone, Tuba

New York, NY 2015

Michele Rosewoman and Quintessence

Composer: Michele Rosewoman

Composition: Unsee and Power in Numbers

Instrumentation: Piano, Tenor Saxophone, Alto/Soprano Saxophone, Acoustic Bass, Drums, Trombone, Guitar

New York, NY 2008

Miles Okazaki Group

Composer: Miles Okazaki

Composition: Generations

Instrumentation: Electric Guitar, 3 Alto Saxophones, Drums, Bass, Voice

Brooklyn, NY 2007

Moshier/Lebrun Collective

Composer: Josh Moshier

Composition: Touch and Go

Instrumentation: Tenor Saxophone, Piano, Guitar, Bass, Drum Set

Evanston, IL 2009


Composer: Roman Filiu O’Reilly

Composition: work in progress

Instrumentation: Alto saxophone, tenor saxophone/vocals, piano, guitar, bass, drums, percussion

Union City, NJ 2016

Myra Melford and Be Bread

Composer: Myra Melford
Composition: The Whole Place Goes Up
Instrumentation: Piano, Harmonium, Trumpet, Tenor Saxophone, Clarinet, Bass, Drums, and Percussion

Berkeley, CA 2003

Ned Goold Trio

Composer: Charles Ned Goold
Composition: Variations On a Theme by Irving Berlin
Instrumentation: Saxophones, Bass, and Drums

Brooklyn, NY 2002

New Mellow Edwards

Composer: Curtis Hasselbring

Composition: Number Stations

Instrumentation: Trombone/Cracklebox/Megamouth/other sounds, Clarinet/Tenor Saxophone/Casio, Acoustic Bass, Drums/Percussion/Melodica

Brooklyn, NY 2010

New York Hieroglyphics

Composer: Peter Apfelbaum

Composition: Aural Histories

Instrumentation: Saxophone/Piano/Percussion, Vocals, Reeds/Brass, Tenor Saxophone, Tenor Saxphone/Flute, Trombone, Guitar, Violin, Acoustic Bass, Drums

Brooklyn, NY 2007

Nicole Mitchell's Black Earth Ensemble

Composer: Nicole Mitchell

Compositon: Xenogenesis Suite
Instrumentation: Flute, 3 Vocals, Saxophone, Trumpet, Cello, Piano, Bass, Percussion, Drum Set, Guitar

Chicago, IL 2006