The Snow Queen

The Snow Queen

Oregon’s Orchestra Next, in collaboration with the Eugene Ballet Company, has released its debut album featuring the world premiere recording of Kenji Bunch’s The Snow Queen. This 100-minute ballet score is a significant addition to the repertoire. Unlike Disney’s movie…

Thorn

Thorn

I produced this album (and that was a task) but the story that rattles around in my head when I think about thorn had nothing to do with the production. I was originally slated to record on one piece (Involuntary) and…in…

The Natalie Merchant Collection

The Natalie Merchant Collection

“Nonesuch Records releases The Natalie Merchant Collection—a deluxe ten-CD box set compiled by Natalie Merchant—on June 23, 2017. The Natalie Merchant Collection comprises ten discs, including all eight of her solo studio albums from the past three decades.” (from nonesuch.com) There…

"Ed's Coed" Online - 1929 Silent Film

“Ed’s Coed” Online – 1929 Silent Film

“Ed’s Coed” is a silent feature film produced by University of Oregon students in 1929. This version was digitized from a 16mm film print and includes an original score by Prof. Brian McWhorter (UO School of Music and Dance) and…

Elliot Goldenthal: String Quartet No.1 & Early Chamber Works

Elliot Goldenthal: String Quartet No.1 & Early Chamber Works

This album features a re-release of Extension Ensemble’s recording of Goldenthal’s Brass Quintet (original release here) which I was a part of back in the day. I stumbled upon the quintet shortly after being blown away by his score for…

Lydia Van Dreel - New Millennium Music for Horn

Lydia Van Dreel – New Millennium Music for Horn

Lydia asked me to produce this record and then asked if I’d contribute a piece. The process behind the recording of my Build was pretty funny. And I really like the recording as a whole. Lydia’s a phenom. From the…

Zoot Horn Rollo - Mask Tracks EP

Zoot Horn Rollo – Mask Tracks EP

Was lucky to record with the great Bill Harkleroad – aka Zoot Horn Rollo – on this super fun EP that focuses on 4 different masks. He brought me in for Mask #4 and it was one of the quickest…

Steve Owen - Stand up Eight

Steve Owen – Stand up Eight

I love this record. Steve put together this killer band to record his killer compositions and arrangements for big band. I rarely like to listen to an album I’ve been part of for fun but there are a few tracks…

Lei Liang - Milou

Lei Liang – Milou

The opening track of this record Ascension was recorded by Meridian Arts Ensemble – and it was my last recording with them before I left the band. It is a terrifyingly difficult work for brass and a really interesting piece…

Costinescu: Jubilus & Pantomine

Costinescu: Jubilus & Pantomine

Jubilus & Pantomime is a full-length performance DVD . Jubilus, written for soprano, trumpet, and percussion is an expression of physical and spiritual rejoicing hailed as “a work of enormous vitality and originality” (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette). Pantomime for chamber orchestra is…