An up tempo Latin/swing/samba composition with plenty of solo space and open sections with backgrounds. Composed in honor of Oliver Nelson
A suite of 3 movements all based on the blues. Written out solos to sound “improvised.” Recorded in 1999 by the Society for Chamber Music in Rochester.
Recorded by Doc Severinsen on the “Facets” CD Realized from the Bach “Siciliano.”
A programmatic suite composed in memory of Gerald R. Ford. Premiered by The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra in Vail, CO. summer 2007
Recorded by Allen Vizzutti on his “The Carnival of Venus” CD (Summit Records DCD188)
Premiered by Charles Ross and the Rochester Philharmonic on January 28, 2010.
Recorded by The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra on “Encore 75” recording.