CD Reviews

Scott/Garrison Duo - Perennials

Perennials Albany Records Performed by The Scott/Garrison Duo: Shannon Scott, clarinet; Leonard Garrison, flute and Rajung Yang, piano Perennials for flute, clarinet, and piano (2011)
    I. Joyous Overture
    II. Romanza
    III. Scherzo
    IV. Winter Prayer
     V. Spring Awakening Three Romances for flute and clarinet (2007)
     I. Languid
     II. Sultry
     III. Frisky...

AVIDduo - Interactions

InteractionsAVIDrecords 2014 Performed by AVIDduo: Brittany Primavera, flute and Jeffery Kyle Hutchins, saxophone We’re from the Internet  – Joshua ClausenCracked Brick – Anna E. GarmanInteractions – Lenka Štůralová… deepities – Ted MooreEver Present – Alvin LucierBAAYAMI: From the Sky – Mark OliveiroJanus: I. Janua Coeli – Paul Hayden Janus: II. Janua Inferni Asteroid Baptistina –...

Francesca Arnone - Games of Light

Games of Light MSR Classics (MS 1457) Performed by Francesca Arnone Charles Koechlin – Selections from Les Chants de Nectaire, Op. 198 William Alwyn – Divertimento for Solo Flute I. Introduction and Fughetta II. Variations on a Ground III. Gavotte and Musette IV. Finale alla Gigue Miklós Rózsa – Sonata per Flauto Solo, Op. 39...

Stephen Clark - Explosive

Explosiveperformed by Stephen Clark and the Irish StudioOrchestra
Voyage Records ExplosiveAnnie’s SongViva La VidaThe MissionThe PrayerTitanicSiamsaNovember RainLord of the DanceWhispering Winds Stephen Clark’s debut album, Explosive, is a crossover album featuring flute arrangements from diverse sources, ranging from music from the Irish dance show Lord of the Dance to Guns N’ Roses. This Scottish flutist, who...

Deborah Lee Yates - Warrior Queen

Warrior Queen Performed by Deborah Lee YatesElegant DragonIceni QueenJoshua Tree WindsongWaka WahineStripes of a Different JaguarFields of Lament and PromisesSnake Lady Warrior On this concept album, Deborah Lee Yates sets out to take us on a journey celebrating the feminine. Each track was written by Yates and celebrates a different female warrior throughout the world and...

In Sterio - Awake

Awake: Performed by In Sterio. AwakePurple Tide at DawnAbsolution Blue Crinkled Moon SolitudeSerenitySynchroneityGlow of GothamFinding LovePlaytimeRed PlanetsFlamenco FlamesTharkabhushanam This sophomore album from In Sterio, the pop-fusion flute duo, is quite a feast for the ears as well as the eyes. Collaborating with visual artist Jerry Peel, they have created a CD/DVD that combines animated art with musical tracks...

Jamie Baum Septet - In This Life

In This Life, The Jamie Baum Septet Jamie Baum – flute, alto flute, flute d’amour Amir El Saffar – trumpet Taylor Haskins – trumpet Douglas Yates – alto sax, bass clarinet Brad Shepik – guitar Chris Komer – French horn John Escreet – piano Zach Lober – bass Jeff Hirshfield – drums Dan Weiss –...

Heidi Álvarez - Flute Chamber Works by Michael Kallstrom, Volume 2

Flute Chamber Works by Michael Kallstrom, Volume 2
, performed by Heidi Pintner Álvarez and friends Centaur Records In the Clear Blue for two flutes and piano (2011) Silken Kisses Slip Away for mezzo-soprano, flute, and piano (2011) I. Silken kisses slip away
  II. Open mind and open aches
  III. Changing tides and slipping light The Music Falls...

Kate Prestia-Schaub - Timeless

Timeless performed by Kate Prestia-Schaub, piccolo and Martin Kennedy, piano Barry McKimm – "Air" Daniel Dorff – "Flash!" Frederick Lesemann - "Slow Music for Piccolo Alone" Michael Daugherty – "The High and the Mighty" Daniel Kelley – "Passage" Martin Kennedy – "Desplazamiento" Kenneth Benshoof – "Timeless" Steve Kujala – "Eurythmionics" Timeless is Kate Prestia-Schaub’s debut album...

Meerenai Shim - The Art of Noise

The Art of Noise Meerenai Shim Daniel Felsenfeld – To Committee: A Self Parody
    I. Brooklyn Ekphrasis
     II. How One Becomes Lonely
    III. Dithyramb Janice Misurell-Mitchell – The Art of Noise Jay C. Batzner – Mercurial Matthew Joseph Payne – flight of the bleeper bird
     I. i fought the DAW and the DAW...