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    American Brass Quintet, The

    This ensemble made its debut on 11th December 1960 and their promotion of brass chamber music has since become internationally known.  They have performed concerts in every state in America as well as Europe, Asia and Australia.  They are in residence at the Aspen Festival and the Juilliard School and have hailed by publications including Newsweek, the American Record Guide and the New York Times.  Composers such as Virgil Thomson and Ewan Ewazen have commissioned them, they have made over 100 premieres and they have made over 35 recordings

     

    Members and Performers

    Trumpets - Raymond Mase

    Trumpets - Chris Gekker

    Horn - David Wakefield

    Horn - Kevin Cobb

    Horn  - Edward Birdwell

    Trombones - Michael Powell

    Bass Trombone - John D. Rojak

    Bass Trombone - Robert Biddlecome

     

    John Adson recordings

    Masquing Ayre

    Summit DCD 181 (CD: Fyre & Lightning)

     

     

    Sources:

    1. Liner Notes: Fyre and Lightning CD
    2. http://www.americanbrassquintet.org/

     

     

     

     

     

     



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