2006 – for Jazz Quintet (6:00)

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Harvard Jazz Collective; Michael Schachter, director and Fender Rhodes


NOTES

This little oddity was inspired by a two-chord ostinato in Thomas Newman’s score to the recent film “Little Children.” To my ears, it has a bubbling, menacing quality, perhaps reflecting the emotional heat experienced by the characters in the film. It was premiered at Harvard’s “Oktoberfest” festival in 2006 and reprised at many other gigs, including live on WHRB Radio in spring, 2009.

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PERFORMANCES

April 8, 2018
Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY
Eastman School Jazz Combos

May 2009
Live Performance on WHRB Radio, Cambridge, Massachusetts
The Harvard Jazz Collective

October 2006
Oktoberfest Harvard Yard Stage, Cambridge, Massachusetts
The Harvard Jazz Collective


Copyright 2013-17 by Michael Schachter. michael.schachter [at] gmail.com