VIDEO

Burning Light (2015)

for soprano, piano, electric guitar, electric bass, and drums
text from poem “Ah! Why, Because the Dazzling Sun” by Emily Brontë (1818-1848)

This is the video from the premiere of Burning Light on the UNLV Nextet Concert November 30, 2015 featuring Jennifer Bellor.

 

Christabel (2013)

A Chamber Opera/Scenic Cantata in 2 Acts

Adaptation of Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s poem “Christabel”
Duration: 45 minutes
This is a video of the premiere April 28, 2013 at the Eastman School of Music. Visit OPERA for more info.

 

Crystalline (2017)

Crystalline (2017) for two pianos and percussion was premiered Sunday, July 2nd in Kilbourn Hall, Eastman School of Music on the program “Sonic Clusters II” produced by pianists Olga Shupyatskaya and Futaba Niekawa:

Olga Shupyatskaya and Futaba Niekawa, pianos
Matt Witten and Chris Jones, percussion

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Dissolve, Compose: Release (2011)

Music with Hot Glass Creation at the Rochester Institute of Technology

I had the opportunity to work with Amphion Percussion and hot glass makers from Rochester Institute of Technology. Sean Connors, marimba, was improvising off of my composition “Heat” while working with his duo partner to create an atmosphere to accompany the various stages of hot glass creation.

 

I’ll Not Weep (2017)

Creative Music Video for I’ll Not Weep (from EP SONGS IN THE DARK) produced by Allen Muresan and Petrina Olson of Zen Ritual Creative Services LLC

 

Noir (2013)

Video from the premiere at the 2013 Rochester Fringe Festival showcase Bending and Breaking: A Collaboration of composers, musicians, and dancers:
Chris Collins and Elisabeth Martin, dancers

Colin Gordon, soprano sax
Wendy Eisenberg, electric guitar
Matt Krol, electric bass
Aaron Staebell, drums

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Pure Imagination (arrangement, 2016)

for voice, soprano sax, piano, synth, electric bass, drums

Premiere at The Bop Shop, Rochester, NY featuring:
Jennifer Bellor, vocals
Colin Gordon, soprano sax
Julian Garvue, piano
Andrew Links, synth
Tyrone Allen, electric bass
Aaron Staebell, drums

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Songs in the Dark (2016)

Chamber Jazz version

for voice, jazz soprano sax, piano, synth, electric bass, and drums
Three songs with text by Emily Brontë (1818-1848)
1. The Night is Darkening (text from poem “The Night is Darkening”)
Interlude: Frozen (piano solo)
2. Fall, Leaves, Fall (text from poem “Fall, Leaves, Fall”)
3. I’ll Not Weep (text from poem “Stanzas”)

Live recording at the Bop shop August 21, 2016 featuring:

Jennifer Bellor, vocals
Colin Gordon, soprano saxophone
Julian Garvue, piano
Andrew Links, keyboard
Tyrone Allen, electric bass
Aaron Staebell drums

 

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A Whole New World (jazz arrangement, 2016)

for soprano sax, piano, synth, electric bass, drums
Premiere at The Bop Shop, Rochester, NY featuring:
Colin Gordon, soprano sax
Julian Garvue, piano
Andrew Links, synth
Tyrone Allen, electric bass
Aaron Staebell, drums

Visit CHAMBER JAZZ for more info.