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Minerva
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Secondary Impressions
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Songs Without Words
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Beguiled
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On My People
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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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Apr 11, 2020: Mimi Fox
Central Washington University, Ellensburg ( PM)
400 E University Way
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Apr 18, 2020: Mimi Fox
The Village Theater at Cherry Hill, Canton, Canton (7:30 PM)
50400 Cherry Hill Rd
Canton, MI 48187 {map it}


With the Michigan Philharmonic.

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Music from the ‘20s and ‘30s will have you dancing in the aisles as the Michigan Phil is joined by the great jazz guitarist, Mimi Fox. Described as a “consummate improviser who seizes the imagination of her listeners with her passion, soul, and unerring ear for beauty,” Mimi Fox brings her artistry to the stage with the orchestra for a stunning evening of jazz. A night of Gershwin, Cole Porter, Irving Berlin, and more will delight as music from the jazz age showcases the orchestra’s versatility, spirit, and energy.


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Apr 18, 2020: Ezra Weiss Sextet
The 1905, Portland (9:00 PM)
830 N Shaver St
Portland, OR 97227 {map it}
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Farnell Newton, trumpet, John Nastos, alto saxophone, Devin Phillips, tenor saxophone, Ezra Weiss, piano, Eric Gruber, bass, Christopher brown, drums
Composer/Pianist Ezra Weiss’s sextet takes up residence at Portland’s The 1905 on the third Saturday of the month. The two-set 9 pm–midnight shows will explore Weiss’s new repertoire on themes of empowerment and combine the group’s contemporary take on Art Blakey’s sound with such disparate influences as Kate Bush and Matilda the Musical. The Ezra Weiss Sextet is Farnell Newton on trumpet, John Nastos on alto saxophone, Devin Phillips on tenor saxophone, Ezra Weiss on piano, Eric Gruber on bass, and Christopher Brown on drums. The cover charge is $10 at the door, reservations are encouraged.

“A more dynamic and incisive group of musicians would be hard to find,” writes Scott Albin of JazzTimes.


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Apr 19, 2020: Mimi Fox
The Village Theater at Cherry Hill, Canton, Canton (3:30 PM)
50400 Cherry Hill Rd
Canton, MI 48187 {map it}


With the Michigan Philharmonic.

ALL THAT JAZZ
Music from the ‘20s and ‘30s will have you dancing in the aisles as the Michigan Phil is joined by the great jazz guitarist, Mimi Fox. Described as a “consummate improviser who seizes the imagination of her listeners with her passion, soul, and unerring ear for beauty,” Mimi Fox brings her artistry to the stage with the orchestra for a stunning evening of jazz. A night of Gershwin, Cole Porter, Irving Berlin, and more will delight as music from the jazz age showcases the orchestra’s versatility, spirit, and energy.


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Apr 22, 2020: Thomas Marriott
Watcom Jazz Music Arts Center, Bellingham (7:00 PM)
205 Prospect
Bellingham, WA 98227 {map it}




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