Escape to the Center (1989), Dana Wilson

Everywhere a sax

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Partia VI, Johann Pachelbel
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Escape to the Center (1989), Dana Wilson
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Buffalo News
Buffalo, NY
Apr 25 1995
By: 
Herman Trotter

EVEN FOR an ensemble known for its variety in programming, the program by the Amherst Saxophone Quartet is out of the ordinary, ranging from a baroque transcription to ragtime, with jazz and contemporary works of three different persuasions holding the middle ground. The first of three performances of the program was Monday evening at UB's Slee Hall. It will be repeated Sunday at Buffalo Seminary and Thursday in the Calumet Arts Cafe.

And the tentative judgment is that it's the more conservative end of that outlay which will last longest in my memory. Read more »

Wilson, Dana

1946 —

DANA WILS0N (b.1946) is a composer, jazz pianist, and conductor. His works have been commissioned and performed by such ensembles as the Chicago Chamber Musicians, Detroit Chamber Winds and Strings, Buffalo Philharmonic, Netherlands Wind Ensemble, Syracuse Symphony, and Tokyo Kosei Wind Orchestra. His compositions have been performed throughout the United States, Europe, and East Asia. Read more »

Escape to the Center (1989), Dana Wilson

Genre: 
Sax Quartets 1978 - Present
Composer: 
Wilson
Composer First Names: 
Dana
Composition Date: 
1989
Composed for the ASQ: 
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