Tag Archives: original composition

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 28

1 Way @ the Go Factory 2.27.17

I had a great opportunity last night to play four of my own original compositions at the 10th anniversary of the 1Way series at the Go Factory on the West Side of Cleveland. I was actually amongst the first performers at this series 10 years ago and haven’t been back since so it was nice […]

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 […]