||Jerusalem Trilogy CD (2010) |
David Rosenblatt discography JazzTimes (p.69) - "Herskowitz exhibits his commanding keyboard skills and improvisational daring throughout."
For pianist/composer Matt Herskowitz, merging music from Jerusalem with jazz means adding heady progressive notions of improvisation on top of traditional liturgy. A string section, Daniel Schnyder's saxophone, and the deep blue chords Herskowitz uses as embellishment create a new, fresh, resonant music. A tumbling, cascading sound comes out of Herskowitz's piano during "Polonaise Libanaise," but in contrast, the hard-edged, monster rock waltz "Crossbones" shows possible influences from John Bonham or Keith Moon. Hymnal, classical chamber music, blues, and even crazed, angular sounds are also heard on this diverse and well-crafted project that simply ...
||Gheorghe Costinescu - A Live Retrospective 1952-2002 CD (2007) |
David Rosenblatt music CDs Track Listing of songs: Evolving Cycle of Two-Part Modal Inventions, for piano; Sonata for violin & piano: 2nd Movement; Voices Within, for solo violin; Ce te Legeni...; Three Early Songs, for voice & piano; Jubilus for voice, trumpet & percussive body ...