Out of the Shadows (2012/2018)

Out of the Shadows (2012/2018)

There are multiple versions available:

Jazz Trumpet, String quartet, vibraphone, and rhythm section (piano, bass, drums) (2012)

Click HERE to view a PDF of the score.

Duration: 10 minutes

PDF Score and Parts for download: $25

Out of the Shadows (orig. “Splash” 2012) was commissioned by Mike Kaupa for his summer jazz faculty recital at the Eastman School of Music. It was featured on Bellor’s album “Stay” (2016).


Jazz trumpet, string orchestra , vibraphone and rhythm section (piano, electric bass, drums) (2018)

Click HERE to view PDF of the score.

Duration: 10 minutes

PDF Score and Parts for download: $75

Out of the Shadows for string orchestra featuring jazz trumpet, vibraphone and rhythm section was premiered May 2018 at the Nevada School of the Arts in Las Vegas.


There are also earlier versions of this piece:

Also titled Splash (2011) featuring soprano saxophone and big band. For more information, click HERE .

The original version was written for the Cuong Vu Trio (trumpet, electric bass, drums) and titled A Walk at Dusk:

A Walk at Dusk (2011)

for trumpet, electric bass, and drums (Original version)


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A Walk at Dusk(2011) was written for the Cuong Vu Trio, and premiered March 31, 2011 as a part of the Benson Composers Forum, Eastman School of Music. It is the lead sheet version of the pieces Splash and Out of the Shadows , opening up the piece for free improvisation.