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. A Story Within A Story reflects upon the persistent struggle for civil rights in the United States. Carrie’s powerful video takes us through the passing of history from one generation
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. I should make it clear that I am not a saxophonist. You can actually tell by looking at the image above, which is a document of the only time I
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 ter Veldhuis’ Grab it! for tenor saxophone and boom-box. Electrifying. Game-changing. Both the piece and the performance Although we had a few small email exchanges, and interacted a bit on social
The United States Navy Band International Saxophone Symposium takes place at the George Mason University Center for the Arts in Fairfax, VA on January 11 and 12, 2019. I am looking forward to some wonderful performances of my music! Friday, January 11 3:30 – Vocalist Sammy Sohn and saxophonist Paul Cotton perform 4 Vocalises in MTB 2013.
My new friends Bubreg² had a great 2018 with successes all over Europe. I had the pleasure of meeting clarinetist Bence Bubreg in Szentendre, Hungary last July and thoroughly enjoyed a wonderful conversation about all things musical – from performance to composition and beyond. Unfortunately, his brother, saxophonist Márton was unable to join us as