“Moreover, the lyrical episodes that are scattered throughout… are pure gold, shot through with tenderness and grace.”
Joshua Kosman
San Francisco Chronicle, April 24, 2017
“Constant variation yet constant repetition flows forward in ecstatic yet mournful phrases that are at once deeply romantic yet unsentimental.”
Jay Derderian
I Care If You Listen, September 21, 2017
“Music from ‘A Story Within a Story’ by Gregory Wanamaker, a composer whose music I have admired before…is evocative and often quite lovely.”
Ronald E. Grames
Fanfare Magazine, Issue 41:2 (Nov/Dec 2017)
“Gregory Wanamaker’s ‘Elegy’...is an achingly beautiful work, with harmonic tensions resolving like a high Renaissance motet.”
Ken Keaton
Palm Beach Daily News, March 17, 2015
“On the quieter side, ‘Three Episodes’ by Greg Wanamaker has a playful, jazzy feel to it that I admired, as do a lot of Wanamaker’s works...”
Daniel Coombs
Audiophile Audition, February 20, 2014
“...Greg will be remembered as a very important contributor to our repertoire someday, and I’m proud to be his friend and one of his champions.”
Timothy McAllister
Sax on the Run, Fanfare Magazine, 34:2 Nov/Dec 2010

•Latest News•

Latest News


Raising Questions

Tomorrow, October 23, 2019, marks the 8th anniversary of the world premiere performance of A Story Within A Story, my collaboration with Carrie Mae Weems. …

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TheSaxophonist.Org Magazine: Meet the Composer

I had the wonderful privilege to be interviewed by Christina Ensign for TheSaxophonist.org Magazine as part of their Meet The Composer series for their September/October 2019 issue.  …

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New Music

Little Big Horn: Coming Soon!

I first saw Arno Bornkamp play at the World Saxophone Congress in Montréal in July 2000. His performance was the North American premiere of Jacob …

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Popular Recordings

Gregory Wanamaker
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Robert Young
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