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Apfelshaun Apfelshaun CD (2003)
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Ben Schwendener music CDs Ben Schwendener/Uwe SteinmetzApfelschaun (GRV 1900-7) Recorded live in Boston, Berlin and Caux (Switzerland), Apfelschaun docomeents the highlights of Boston-based pianist/composer Ben Schwendener's 2001 and 2002 tours with a variety of groups featuring German-born saxophonist Uwe Steinmetz. Their collaboration on Apfelschaun ranges from duets to numerous quartet and quintet performances of Schwendener's innovative original compositions. Credited with creating "a new sound in jazz" (Boston Globe) and "developing his own language, a mix of electric fusion and free jazz that's at once meditative and expansive" (Boston Phoenix), Schwendener's trademark miniature suites draw upon influences like modern jazz, fusion, folk music, and the drama of music for film and dance. gravityarts.org
Living Geometry II: Volumes 1 & 2 Living Geometry II: Volumes 1 & 2 CDs (2004)
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Ben Schwendener discography Over the course of their 10-year partnership,Boston-based pianist/composers BenSchwendener and Marc Rossi have developed aunique and empathic musical language based onGeorge Russell's Lydian Chromatic Concept ofTonal Organization. They first docomeented this language-whichuses innovative graphic scores as a coherentframework for spontaneous, genre-defyingimprovisation-on their 2002 debut, LivingGeometry (Gravity Records 1900-6), which AllAbout Jazz reviewer Glenn Astarita called "avery special endeavor" and a top pick for 2002. This new two-disc set docomeents a pair of 2003Boston performances, including four pieces alsofeaturing guests Uwe Steinmetz and thelegendary Joe Maneri on reeds. Ben Schwendenerpiano/composerMarc Rossipiano/composerJoe Manericlarinet and saxophones (Disc 2: 7-10)Uwe Steinmetzsaxophones (Disc 2: 7-10)"The rhythmic energy provokes the pair intosome spirited interchanges, and helps to give themusic a content beyond the mere realization of atheory."-Stuart Kremsky, CadenceAvailable from:WWW. GRAVITYARTS. ORG> North Country Distributors (315-287-2852)> Discerning outlets everywhere> http:// cdbaby For more information visit gravityarts. org Publicity and media agent:Scott Menhinick, Improvised Communications(617) 489-6561scott@improvisedcommunications Photographers: Michael Manning; Mark Ostow. Personnel: Ben Schwendener (grand piano); Ben Schwendener (piano); Joe Maneri (reeds); Marc Rossi (piano, grand piano); Uwe Steinmetz (reeds). Recording information: Brown Hall, New England Conservatory, Boston, MA (01/30/2003-03/17/2003); Edward Pickman Hall, Longy School Of Music, Cambridge, (01/30/2003-03/17/2003).
Living Geometry Living Geometry CD (2002)
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Ben Schwendener songs "Chick Corea and Herbie Hantool pulled it off, yet recordings of jazz-centric piano duets are generally few and far between. And while Boston, MA based pianists Marc Rossi and Ben Schwendener may not represent household names, this effort recorded live at a concert hall in Cambridge, MA hits the mark in a variety of ways. With this release, the pianists' improvisations were either individually planned or assembled as a unit. They also incorporate theorist/composer George Russell's groundbreaking, Lydian Chromatic concepts into the mix. Essentially, ...
Witness Of The Sun Witness Of The Sun CD (2002)
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Ben Schwendener CD discography BEN SCHWENDENER Pianist, composer, and educator Ben Schwendener has been a part of the vital Boston music scene since the early 1980's. A former student of jazz legends George Russell, Ran Blake, Jimmy Guiffre, Miroslav Vitous and Joe Maneri, Schwendener is currently on the jazz faculties of both New England Conservatory and Longy School of Music. In addition to his jazz teaching and work as a leading lecturer on Russell's Lydian Chromatic Concept of Tonal Organization, Schwendener teaches courses on Creative and Critical Thinking at the University of Massachusetts-Boston and directs the arts education non-profit, Gravity Arts, which he founded in 1997. Gravity Arts provides customized music and dance ...
Road Trips Road Trips CD (2002)
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Ben Schwendener albums Track Listing of songs: Diversity Is Within; New Year, The; New Home Row; I Goopie; Metamorphosis; Friendly Fire;


Ben Schwendener Songs

Popular or famous Ben Schwendener music songs: Solo Ben, Solo Marc, Southern Scale, A&P Swing #2, Living Geometry I, Period of a Lull, Two Walls of a Circle. More music songs Yky, Desert Games, Living Geometry #4, Winter Repose, Ben Schwendener and Marc Rossi, Transubstantiation. More music songs Eastern Bloc, Latin Bondage, Pivot Pals #2, Dancing With Laws II, Folk Dance, Freunde, Dass der Mandelzweig. More music songs On a Theme by George Cumming.


Ben Schwendener CD discography Key Personnel

Member NameWorked With
Marc RossiMarc Rossi Group, George Russell



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