Ewazen: Bass Hits, Vernon (CD)

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Discs: 1
Record Label: Albany Records
Release Year: 2001

Cleveland-born Eric Ewazen is known for his colorful writing for wind instruments and a love for the trombone. “With its versatility, impressive range and amazing colors,” Ewazen writes, “the bass trombone is an instrument capable of such a variety of emotional expression.” On this album, experience five unique works for bass trombone performed by acclaimed trombonists Charles Vernon (Chicago Symphony Orchestra), Stefan Sanders, David Taylor and John Rojak (American Brass Quintet).

Contents:

Ewazen Concertino for Bass Trombone and Trombone Choir
Glen Cortese conductor
David Taylor bass trombone

Ewazen Ballade for Bass Trombone, Harp and String Orchestra
Charles Vernon bass trombone
Jessica Zhou harp
International Sejong Soloists

Ewazen Concerto for Bass Trombone and Orchestra
Paul Polivnick conductor
Stefan Sanders bass trombone
Czech Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra

Ewazen Rhapsody for Bass Trombone and String Orchestra
Paul Polivnick conductor
John Rojak bass trombone
Czech Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra

Ewazen Capriccio for Bass Trombone and Trombone Choir
Glen Cortese conductor
David Taylor bass trombone