Monthly Archives: August 2003

James Emery: Transformations

Composer-guitarist James Emery’s "Transformations" contains his second major composition for orchestra and a handful of quartet pieces. The orchestra work, "Transformations," features Vienna’s notable Klangforum Wien playing highly detailed sections, with Emery and his band as soloists. The piece explores … Continue reading


Bowing: Cafe Mars

Bowing is a duo with Martha Mooke on electric viola and Randolph Hudson on electric guitar. By using electronic effects and extended techniques, they create a sonic world of layered sounds and tonalities that’s as striking as it is beautiful. … Continue reading


Mary Lee’s Corvette: 700 Miles

Mary Lee Kortes aptly describes her latest recording, "700 Miles," as being about journey, transformation and freedom. But what she doesn’t say is it’s also filled with finely crafted, emotionally rich songs featuring her distinctive voice set to musical backdrops … Continue reading