Tag Archives: Minimalism

August 29

Homage to Philip Glass

This week I’ve been working on an adaptation of a solo violin piece by NYC composer, Jeremiah Bornfield, called Homage to Philip Glass. I’ve been looking for some new solo pieces that are a bit quirky and off the beaten path since live performance is still technically illegal due to the pandemic. It still seems unsafe […]

May 08

Goa Variations Album Reviews

It’s always nice to hear kind words from strangers about your work. I’ve recently received four reviews for my new album, Goa Variations. Here are some highlights, click the links for the full articles: “Andrew D. Meyer evokes a circular hypnotic concept on the psychedelic odes of “Goa Variations”. The color bursts forth from these compositions […]

April 18

Goa Variations official release

I’m very pleased to announce that today is the official release of my album, “Goa Variations.” It’s a bit weird to announce a release on a Saturday but given the circumstances, It’s not like anyone has anywhere else to be! This music is my own blend of psychedelic minimalism and I hope you’ll give it […]

April 02

Goa Variations I

Those who know me personally know that I have a deep affinity for the music of Terry Riley, particularly his early compositions where he’s playing saxophone and/or keyboards. (Reed Streams, Poppy Nogood and the Phantom Band, Shri Camel, Rainbow in Curved Air, Descending Moonshine Dervishes, etc.) Just today I’ve finished the first in a series […]

February 06

3.6.17 Straight to Tape

I’m very excited to announce that I’ll be playing a live show at the General in South Bend, IN on 3.6.17 with my former Sobriquet bandmates, who now go by the moniker, After Ours. Here’s a little info for the curious about what my portion of the evening will entail… Andrew D. Meyer, Solo Soprano […]

March 04

Most Magical Night — Original Composition

Here is a video of me playing an original composition called ‘Most Magical Night.’ I made this video a couple of years ago at Galleri 69 in Oslo, Norway. It’s a piece for solo soprano saxophone and sort of an homage to Terry Riley and his minimalist style. The idea for the title came to […]