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Rafi Malkiel Ensemble

Composer: Rafi Malkiel

Composition: Water

Instrumentation: Clarinet, Trumpet, Flute, Bassoon, Bass Clarinet, Trombone, Piano, Bass, Percussion, Drums

New York, NY 2008

Ray Anderson and Pocket Brass Band

Composer: Ray Anderson
Composition: Sweet Chicago Suite
Instrumentation: Tuba, Trumpet, Bass, and Drums

Setauket, NY 2001

Rez Abbasi and Invocation

Composer: Rez Abbasi
Composition: TBD
Instrumentation: Guitars, Piano, Alto Saxophone, Acoustic Bass, Drums, Tabla, Indian Vocals

New York, NY 2014

Rez Abbasi's Invocation

Composer: Rez Abbasi

Composition: Suno Suno

Instrumentation: Guitar, Piano, Bass, Drum Set, Vocals

New York, NY 2009

Richard Sussman Ensemble

Composer: Richard Sussman
Composition: TBD
Instrumentation: Piano, Electronics, Trumpet, Flugel Horn, Tenor Saxophone, Bass, Drums, Violin; Zach Brock, Violin, Viola, Cello       

Upper Nyack, NY 2014

Rob Levit Group

Composer: Rob Levit
Composition: Perceptual Deaths
Instrumentation: Soprano Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Guitar, Bass, and Drums

Annapolis, MD 2000

Rob Brown Trio

Composer: Rob Brown
Composition: Untitled
Instrumentation: Alto Saxophone, Cello, Percussion

New York, NY 2006

Robin Eubanks and Mental Images

Composer: Robin Eubanks
Composition: Common Threads
Instrumentation: Trombone, Electric Trombone, Trumpet, Piano, Bass, and Drums

Teaneck, NJ 2002

Robin Verheyen NY Quartet

Composer: Robin Verheyen

Composition: Beyond Illuminations

Instrumentation: Saxophone, Trumpet, Bass, Drums, Percussion

Greenwich, CT 2013

Rob Reddy's Gift Horse

Composer: Rob Reddy
Composition: work in progress
Instrumentation: Soprano/Alto Saxophones, Horn, Violin, Electric/Acoustic Guitars, Double Bass, Percussion

Brooklyn, NY 2006

Roland Barber Quintet

Composer: Roland Barber

Composition: Songs of the Village

Instrumentation: Trombone, Saxophone, Drums, Bass, Piano

New York, NY 2007

Rudresh Mahanthappa Quartet

Composer: Rudresh Mahanthappa
Composition: CodeBook
Instrumentation: Saxophone, Piano, Bass, and Drums

Brooklyn, NY 2005

Rudresh Mahanthappa Quartet

Composer: Rudresh Mahanthappa
Composition: Gamak
Instrumentation: Alto Saxophone, Guitar, Bass, Drum Set

Brooklyn, NY 2009

Rufus Reid Group

Composer: Rufus Reid
Composition: Linear Surroundings
Instrumentation: Bass, Cello, Tenor Saxophone, Trumpet, French Horn, Bass Clarinet,  Piano, Drums, and Voice

Teaneck, NJ 2003

Todd Sickafoose's Tiny Resistors

Composer: Ryan Cohan
Composition: Originations
Instrumentation: Piano, Saxophones, Flutes, Bass Clarinet, Trumpet, Flugel Horn, Acoustic and Electric Basses, Drums, Violin, Violin, Viola, Cello

Chicago, IL 2014

Ryan Cohan Sextet

Composer: Ryan Cohan
Composition: One Sky: Tone Poems for Humanity
Instrumentation: Woodwinds, Trumpet, Flugelhorn, Bass, and Drums

Chicago, IL 2005

Ryan Cohan Sextet

Composer: Ryan Cohan
Composition: The River
Instrumentation: Piano, 2 Woodwinds, Trumpet/Flugelhorn, Acoustic Bass, Drum Set, Percussion

Chicago, IL 2008

Samuel Torres Group

Composer:  Samuel Torres
Composition:  Forced Displacement
Instrumentation:  Saxophones, Trumpet, Flugelhorn, Trombone, Piano, Keyboards, Bass, Drums, Congas, Percussion

Long Island City, NY 2012

Sheldon Brown Group

Composer: Sheldon Brown

Composition: Lamantia Suite

Instrumentation: Saxophones, Clarinets, Trumpet, Guitar, Piano, Bass, Drums, Theremin, Voices, Guitar, Drums, Percussion

Oakland, CA 2013

Steve Lehman Octet

Composer:  Steve Lehman
Composition:  The Threshold of Becoming
Instrumentation: Alto and Tenor Saxophones, Trumpet, Trombone, Vibraphone, Tuba, Bass, Drum Set,

Brooklyn, NY 2012
Steve Lehman Octet

Composer: Steve Lehman

Composition: Travail, Transformation, and Flow

Instrumentation: Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, B♭ Trumpet, Tenor Trombone, Tuba, Vibraphone, Double Bass, Drum Set

Brooklyn, NY 2007

Sunny Jain Collective

Composer: Sunny Jain
Composition: Taboo
Instrumentation: Drumset/Dhol, Piano/Keyboard, Bass, Sax, Guitar, 2 Vocals

New York, NY 2006

Taylor Ho Bynum Trio & Sextet

Composer: Taylor Ho Bynum

Composition: Apparent Distance

Instrumentation: Cornet, Alto Saxophone, Trombone/Tuba, Guitar, Acoustic Bass, Drums

New York, NY 2010
The Rodriguez Brothers

Composer: Robert Rodriguez
Composition: Suite for Latin-American Jazz Quartet
Instrumentation: Trumpet/Flugelhorn, Piano, Bass, Drums

New York, NY 2006

Tim Armacost Quartet

Composer: Tim Armacost
Composition: Rhythm and Transformation
Instrumentation: Trumpet, Saxophones, Piano, Bass, Drums, Tabla, and Percussion

New York, NY 2002
Tim Berne/Michael Formanek Duo

Composer: Michael Formanek
Composition: The Offbeat Manifesto
Instrumentation: Bass and Saxophone

Milford, PA 2000

Tina Marsh & the Creative Opportunity Orchestra

Composer: Tina Marsh
Composition: Courage of the Butterfly
Instrumentation: Voice, Woodwinds, Trumpet, Trombone, Piano, Bass, and Drums


Todd Sickafoose's Tiny Resistors

Composer: Todd Sickafoose
Composition: Bear Proof
Instrumentation: Bass, Piano, Guitar, Trumpet, Saxophone, Clarinet, Trombone, Violin, Drums, Percussion

Oakland, CA 2011

Tom Christensen Ensemble

Composer: Tom Christensen
Composition: New York School
Instrumentation: Woodwinds, Bass, and Percussion

Teaneck, NJ 2003

Tom Varner Quintet

Composer: Tom Varner
Composition: The Hope Suite and The Fear Suite
Instrumentation: French Horn, Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Bass, and Drums

New York, NY 2003

Two Rivers

Composer: Amir ElSaffar
Composition: Inana
Instrumentation: Voice/Trumpet/Santour, Alto Saxophone, Buzuq, Violin/Oud/Arabic Percussion, Bass, Drums

Yonkers, NY 2009

Vijay Iyer Quartet

Composer: Vijay Iyer
Composition: Tragicomic
Instrumentation: Piano, Saxophone, Bass, and Drums

New York, NY 2004

Walt Weiskopf Sextet

Composer: Walt Weiskopf
Composition: Sight to Sound
Instrumentation: Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Trombone, Piano, Bass, and Drums

Elmwood Park, NJ 2002

Wendell Harrison and Mama's Licking Stick Clarinet Ensemble

Composer: Wendell Harrison
Composition: Spring Pad
Instrumentation: B Flat Clarinet, E Flat Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Contra Bass Clarinet, Piano, Bass, Drums, and Percussion

Detroit, MI 2002

Xavier Davis and New Jazz Composers Octet

Composer: Xavier Davis
Composition: The Faith Suite
Instrumentation: Trumpet, Trombone, Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Baritone, Piano, Bass, and Drums

South Orange, NJ 2000

Xavier Davis and New Jazz Composers Octet

Composer: Xavier Davis
Composition: The Artist Suite
Instrumentation: Trumpet, Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone, Trombone, Piano, Bass, and Drums

West Orange, NJ 2005