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Jim Knapp & Scrape
Approaching Vyones
(ORIGIN CLASSICAL 33018)
Idit Shner
Le Merle Noir
(ORIGIN CLASSICAL 33017)
Yumiko Endo Schlaffer
Rhapsodie
(ORIGIN CLASSICAL 33016)
Brian Chin
Eventide
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Doug Lofstrom
Concertino: The Music Of Doug Lofstrom
(ORIGIN CLASSICAL 33014)
Tom Collier
Plays Haydn, Mozart, Telemann and others
(ORIGIN CLASSICAL 33013)
Douglas Detrick's AnyWhen Ensemble
Rivers Music
(ORIGIN CLASSICAL 33012)
Free Range Saxophone Quartet
Fireflies
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Brian Chin
Universal Language
(ORIGIN CLASSICAL 33010)
Tom Collier
Mallet Fantastique
(ORIGIN CLASSICAL 33009)

ORIGIN CLASSICAL NEWS

Douglas Detrick's AnyWhen Ensemble awarded 2011 Chamber Music America Grant

The New York composer and trumpeter will work on new music for his ensemble, as a follow-up to their 2011 release Rivers Music. The ensemble will be performing the piece on the east and west coasts and in the midwest, and Doug will be giving talks on the piece as well as some open rehearsals. Additional funding for CMA comes from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation.

Brian Chin premiers piece at ITG - Sidney, Australia

Trumpeter Brian Chin has traveled to Sidney, Australia to perform the Bukvich Trumpet Sonata (heard on his latest disc, Universal Language) at the International Trumpet Guild's 2010 Conference. Be sure to check out sound clips from the project here.

ORIGIN RECORDS at MIDEM 2011 - Cannes, France

The Origin Team traveled to France to attend this year's MIDEM conference. Much business in the works- stay tuned.

Daniel Barry in Northern Romania

Composer Daniel Barry recently returned from the Maramures region of Northern Romania. He spent several days at the home studio of master Romanian singer and instrumentalist Ioan Pop. "The rich tradition of Gypsy and Romanian folk music in this part of the world is very profound. It encompasses joy, pathos, banality, great beauty, serenity and frenzy, nearly all of the elements I'm looking for to continue my work."

Composer Dan Cavanagh wins international award with Adler commission

OA2 Artist Dan Cavanagh's composition, "From the Barrage Comes Clarity," on John Adler's recent release Confronting Inertia, has been chosen as a Prize Winner by Greece's National Academy of Music during their 'International Music Prizes for Excellence in Composition 2009' competition, and awarded a Gold Medal of Distinction. The winners were announced at the Gala concert, at the Public Theater of Sykies in Thessaloniki, Greece.

Walden Symphony no.1 receives two Grammy Nominations

Well known throughout his native Germany and in his adopted home of Los Angeles as a consummate composer & arranger for film, orchestras, and his Grammy-nominated Big Band, Chris Walden debuts his first Symphony, an exploration of the primal earth, fire, wind and water concepts, conducting the Hollywood Studio Symphony. Besides his recent Grammy nominations, Walden was honored last year by the American Society of Music Arrangers and Composers, and lauded for his ground-breaking Kurt Marti Suite (Origin 82482) for Big Band and 100-member St. John’s choir from Hamburg, Germany.

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Aug 06, 2015: Danny Green
Sally Tomatoes Cafe, Rohnert Park (7:00 pm)
1100 Valley House Drive
Rohnert Park, CA 94928 {map it}

Danny Green - piano, Justin Grinnell - bass, Julien Cantelm - drums
On Thursday, August 6, SOMO Concerts will present Jazz Supper Club at Sally Tomatoes, featuring the award-winning pianist and composer Danny Green. The $45 dinner and show package includes an elegant 4-course meal and a two-set concert by Green’s trio. Show-only tickets can be purchased for $15. Doors open at 5 pm with appetizers and no-host cocktails. Dinner begins at 6 pm, which includes a butter lettuce salad with baked goat cheese gratin and toasted hazelnuts dressed with hazelnut vinaigrette; a main course of grilled Chicken Picatta with mushroom risotto and fresh asparagus; and tiramisu for dessert. Show begins at 7 pm.

The Danny Green Trio is touring the California coast to promote their latest album After the Calm. Hailed as “one of the important up-and-comers on the scene today” by All About Jazz, Green is one of the most prolific and talented jazz pianists in Southern California. Green was awarded the Best Jazz Album at the 2009 San Diego Music Awards and a music residency at the San Diego Museum of Art. After receiving scholarships to study music at UC San Diego and San Diego State University, Green developed his own unique style that incorporates a blend of jazz, Brazilian, Latin, and classical elements. Green’s trio includes Julien Cantelm on drums and Santa Rosa native Justin Grinnell on bass.


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Aug 06, 2015: David Friesen Quintet
Solaes Jazz Restaurant, Portland (8.30 pm)
1801 NE Alberta Street
Portland, OR 97211 {map it}
5032068338
David Friesen - bass, , Rob Davis - tenor, soptrano, , Dan Balmer - guitar, Charlie Doggett – drums,


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Aug 07, 2015: Danny Green
Red Poppy Art House, San Francisco (7:30 pm)
2698 FOLSOM STREET
San Francisco, CA 94110 {map it}

Danny Green - piano, Justin Grinnell - bass, Julien Cantelm - drums, Harvey Wainapel - saxophone
Award-winning jazz pianist Danny Green and local legend Harvey Wainapel team up at the Red Poppy Art House on Friday, August 7 for an intimate and captivating performance of original music and Brazilian jazz classics. Hailed as “one of the important up-and-comers on the scene today” by All About Jazz, Green is one of Southern California’s most prolific and talented jazz pianists. Using a brilliant blend of jazz, Brazilian, Latin, and classical elements, Green’s music engages listeners with evocative melodies and infectious rhythms. Joined by bassist Justin Grinnell and drummer Julien Cantelm, this virtuosic group is on tour promoting their highly acclaimed album After the Calm.

A supremely eloquent clarinetist and a saxophonist of unusual presence and power, saxophonist Wainapel is a truly ambidextrous artist who has delved deeply into the vast and variegated traditions of jazz and Brazilian music. Over the past three decades, Wainapel has performed with masters such as pianists Kenny Barron and McCoy Tyner, tenor saxophonist Joe Henderson, drummer Billy Hart, and fellow reed expert Joe Lovano, as well as touring widely with Brazilian jazz giants Airto Moreira and Flora Purim. He\'s also established himself as a singular presence on the Brazilian scene, spending at least a few months of every year there since 2000. JazzWeekly called Wainapel’s playing “music that restores the soul.”

Performance begins at 7:30 pm. Cost is $12-15 sliding scale; tickets available at the door.


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Aug 08, 2015: Danny Green
Avonova Music, Oakland (8:00 pm)
417 Avon Street
Oakland, CA 94618 {map it}

Danny Green - piano, Justin Grinnell - bass, Julien Cantelm - drums, Harvey Wainapel - saxophone
Award-winning jazz pianist Danny Green and local legend Harvey Wainapel team up at Avonova Music on Saturday, August 8 for an intimate and captivating performance of original music and Brazilian jazz classics. Hailed as “one of the important up-and-comers on the scene today” by All About Jazz, Green is one of Southern California’s most prolific and talented jazz pianists. Using a brilliant blend of jazz, Brazilian, Latin, and classical elements, Green’s music engages listeners with evocative melodies and infectious rhythms. Joined by bassist Justin Grinnell and drummer Julien Cantelm, this virtuosic group is on tour promoting their highly acclaimed album After the Calm.

A supremely eloquent clarinetist and a saxophonist of unusual presence and power, saxophonist Wainapel is a truly ambidextrous artist who has delved deeply into the vast and variegated traditions of jazz and Brazilian music. Over the past three decades, Wainapel has performed with masters such as pianists Kenny Barron and McCoy Tyner, tenor saxophonist Joe Henderson, drummer Billy Hart, and fellow reed expert Joe Lovano, as well as touring widely with Brazilian jazz giants Airto Moreira and Flora Purim. He\'s also established himself as a singular presence on the Brazilian scene, spending at least a few months of every year there since 2000. JazzWeekly called Wainapel’s playing “music that restores the soul.”

Performance begins at 8:00 pm. Cost is $15; tickets available at the door.


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Aug 09, 2015: Danny Green
Don Quixote's International Music Hall, Felton (7:00 pm)
6275 Highway 9
Felton, CA 95018 {map it}

Danny Green - piano, Justin Grinnell - bass, Julien Cantelm - drums, Harvey Wainapel - saxophone
Award-winning jazz pianist Danny Green and local legend Harvey Wainapel team up for an intimate and captivating performance of original music and Brazilian jazz classics. Hailed as “one of the important up-and-comers on the scene today” by All About Jazz, Green is one of Southern California’s most prolific and talented jazz pianists. Using a brilliant blend of jazz, Brazilian, Latin, and classical elements, Green’s music engages listeners with evocative melodies and infectious rhythms. Joined by bassist Justin Grinnell and drummer Julien Cantelm, this virtuosic group is on tour promoting their highly acclaimed album After the Calm.

A supremely eloquent clarinetist and a saxophonist of unusual presence and power, saxophonist Wainapel is a truly ambidextrous artist who has delved deeply into the vast and variegated traditions of jazz and Brazilian music. Over the past three decades, Wainapel has performed with masters such as pianists Kenny Barron and McCoy Tyner, tenor saxophonist Joe Henderson, drummer Billy Hart, and fellow reed expert Joe Lovano, as well as touring widely with Brazilian jazz giants Airto Moreira and Flora Purim. He\'s also established himself as a singular presence on the Brazilian scene, spending at least a few months of every year there since 2000. JazzWeekly called Wainapel’s playing “music that restores the soul.”

Tickets are $10 in advance, $12 at the door.


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