Upcoming CD releases
A first EP recording by flute and percussion duo, Caballito Negro, featuring works by David P Jones, William Kraft and Ivan Trevino.
“East West Continuo, an ensemble of flute and string instruments based in Portland, Oregon, traverse many cultures in Glass Sky, a title taken from a work by flutist-founder, Tessa Brinckman. The six pieces reveal influences from Asia, Africa and Europe, with a leaning towards diverse colors, folk-oriented writing and tone-painting. The repertoire is haunting and attractive, the playing marked by temperament and subtle inflection…” – Donald Rosenburg (Gramophone)
South African film producer, Mark Wilby, produced Inner Landscapes (2006), about the artist Helen Martins, her Owl House, and how it inspired musical homages by composer/flutist Tessa Brinckman and composer D’Arcy Reynolds.
Nominated for a Joseph Jefferson Award for Best Original Music Score, 2014.
“The original score…evokes the sound and feel of China, but the music, so beautifully played…is thrilling and moving in its own right” – Theater Dogs Bay Area Backstage
“Achingly beautiful original music…” – Bay Area Theater Review