MP3 Sound Assembly - Edge Of The Mind
The Schumacher / Sanford Sound Assembly is a 17-piece collective of New York''s finest players featuring the original compositions of David Schumacher and JC Sanford.
9 MP3 Songs in this album (64:05) !
Related styles: JAZZ: Big Band, JAZZ: Modern Creative Jazz
The Schumacher / Sanford Sound Assembly is a 17-piece collective of New York''s finest players featuring the original compositions of David Schumacher and JC Sanford. Schumacher and Sanford strive for organic structures, extended forms, and motivic development through a colorful palette of orchestration. They intertwine improvised and composed elements in their work to create a natural, seamless evolution of material. It is a combination full of excitement and intrigue that will fulfill the most critical and demanding jazz audience.
Sound Assembly members, including drummer John Hollenbeck, pianist Deanna Witkowski, trumpeter John Bailey, trombonists Mark Patterson and Alan Ferber, and reedmen Chris Bacas, Ben Kono, and Dan Willis, bring a vast range of experience to the group. The talents of these members showcase the unmistakable sound, style, and nuance of co-leaders Schumacher and Sanford.
World renowned composer, pianist, and bandleader Jim McNeely says, "These guys are carving out their own territory in the realm of the modern jazz orchestra. The music is full of lights and shadows, twists and turns, and affords plenty of surprises. Definitely worth checking out!"
"It is very gratifying for a teacher to see two of his star pupils enter the ''real world'' with such a positive move. Their band and their writing combine to make a valuable contribution to our field. May they continue and prosper!" wishes legendary composer, trombonist, and bandleader Bob Brookmeyer
Branford Marsalis proclaims, "The orchestration is on point. Sounds great!"