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American Highways

AMERICAN HIGHWAYS #66: Old Friends, New Releases

Here’s an update from artists we’ve met this year on the American Highway. Pianist and radio-host Guy Livingston brings us music by Christopher Culpo, Donal Fox, Evan Hause, Vanessa Lann, and other musicians we love who’ve been featured in past episodes.

Are you looking for Christmas gifts for your friends and enemies? Here’s the chance to hear new albums from up-and-coming artists like Sophie Dunèr, Jeff Zeigler, Gene Pritsker and Ann Moss! Buy ‘em at your local record shop, wrap ‘em up in shiny paper, and surprise your family!

Theme Music :
Steve Reich

The Desert Music (1984)
First Movement (Fast).
Chorus of the Brooklyn Philharmonic, Members of the Brooklyn Philharmonic, Michael Tilson Thomas & William Carlos Williams.
Nonesuch Records 79101.

 

Sophie Dunèr
Bernardo’s Song
Sophie Dunèr, vocals; Guy Livingston, piano
Belleville Demo recording

 

Gene Pritsker
Just
Gene Pritsker
Naxos/comcon 0034

 

Philip Glass
Music for the Crucible
Jeffrey Zeigler on Cello and Miranda Cuckson on Violin; Michael Riesman, Producer.
Orange Mountain Music

 

Donal Fox
The Silver Fox by Donal Fox, Dedicated to Horace Silver
Donal Fox, piano, composer, arranger; John Lockwood, double bass; Dafnis Prieto, drums and percussion.
Live performance, June Swaner Gates Concert Hall, Denver Colorado, April 2, 2015

 

Gene Pritsker
Cold As I Am
Gene Pritsker
Naxos/comcon 0034

 

Julia Wolfe
Earring
Lisa Moore, pianist
Cantaloupe Music 21115

 

Christopher Culpo
Murmurations: 4th movement
Orchestre Nationale de France
France Musique 2015, unreleased

 

Lennon/McCartney (arr. Grimmett)
I’ve Just Seen a Face
Ann Moss, solo vocals; with Chanticleer: William Fred Scott, Music Director
Bandcamp 2016

 

Evan Hause
Melancolia
Evan Hause, prepared piano, mandolin, banjo, guitars, basses, drums, percussion, pipe organ, piano, ocarina; Maureen Hurd, clarinet, bass clarinet, contrabass clarinet;
 Holland Jancaitis, pipe organ; Bryan Appleby-Wineberg, trumpet; David Nadal, Moog; 
Rebecca Ehren, soprano, mezzo-soprano voices; Tim Brown, baritone voice;
 Josh Michal, horn; 
Paul Brantley, cello; 
Miles Brown, contrabass;
 Michael Harley, bassoon, contrabassoon; Angela Space, alto saxophone.
self-produced

 

Nathan Rantala
Intro/outtro music
Nathan Rantala, electronics
un-released

 

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