Monthly Archives: February 2005

Jonathan Elias: American River

Jonathan Elias’ "American River" is a sweeping orchestral work that combimes elements of spoken word, traditional folk and modern concert minimalism. Nominated for a Grammy in the New Age category, it explores the twin themes of what’s good and bad … Continue reading


Maria Schneider Orchestra: Concert in the Garden

Maria Schneider’s music hovers between modern jazz and concert music. "Concert in the Garden" is filled with lush, alluring pieces that cover musical ground like a dancer fills a stage. What’s also notable is Schneider managed the the entire project … Continue reading