'For Triangles' video and single released!
The website I Care if You Listen is currently premiering a video of 'For Triangles,' beautifully performed by Los Angeles Percussion Quartet and beautifully shot by Four/Ten Media. Watch the video here.
We have released the audio as a single which you can listen to and purchase on Bandcamp.
New Song 'Well'
Build was joined by the awesome singer, Karlie Bruce for the premiere of my first foray into songwriting on April 18 at the Princeton Sound Kitchen.
'For Hi-Hats' was premiered July 2017 at the So Percussion Summer Institute by the awesome students Joe Berry, Sam Gohl, Clark Hubbard, and Christian Hughes. Above is the video of the premiere.
The defining feature of the hi-hat is the pedal opening and closing the two cymbals. This gives both the ability to control the resonance of the instrument and the duration of notes. In ‘For Hi-Hats’ I explore both of these abilities through the framework of simple arithmetic processes creating tightly choreographed rhythmic coordination between the four performers.
Click here to purchase a score of 'For Hi-Hats'
On April 26, 2016, the awesome Mobius Percussion premiered 2 pieces of a larger suite for percussion quartet with analog synth at Princeton Sound Kitchen. Stay tuned for the premiere of the whole suite by LA Percussion Quartet later this year, plus titles.
New single! "On and On and," a choral piece based on the writings on John Muir performed by Sacra/Profana, conducted by Krishan Oberoi.
Released 5/5/2015. Purchased or free download at bandcamp.
Premiered September 2014 at the Carlsbad Music Festival.
"a second hearing confirmed the strength and surprising emotional power of this piece. Although the terse John Muir text is little more than a koan, its mesmerizing repetitions suggest broader ontological significance." -Ken Hermann, San Diego Story
"Amazing piece" -Second Inversion
Ride performed by Build
Video by Ana Veselic
within performed by Vicky Chow
Reveal performed by wildUp as part of the LA Phil Brooklyn Festival