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Monthly Archives: February 2005
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’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