Housing Project (1985), William Ortiz

Riches aplenty for sax quartet — with one exception

Works reviewed: 
Saxophone Quartet (1985), Carlo Pinto
Housing Project (1985), William Ortiz
Buffalo News
Buffalo, NY
Dec 7 1992
By: 
Kenneth Young

This concert in the Nichols School Boocock Library found the Amherst Saxophone Quartet in a particularly mellow mood, though Stephen Rosenthal's usual tongue-in-cheek commentary was tinged with a bit of wry gallows humor as to the financial state of the arts in general and the ASQ in particular. Read more »

Sax quartet plays with heart, soul

Works reviewed: 
'Round Midnight, Thelonious Monk
Sax Appeal (1990), David Stock
Housing Project (1985), William Ortiz
Mr. Bill Goes to Washington, Keith Powell
Pittsburgh Post-Gaxette
Pittsburgh, PA
Mar 25 1993
By: 
Mark Kanny

Now that there's a sax player in the White House there will be no stopping the, Amherst Saxophone Quartet.
 
Their concert last night, which included a novelty piece about the musically literate president, marked the return of this ensemble to Carnegie Lecture Hall. Read more »

Housing Project (1985), William Ortiz

Genre: 
Sax Quartets 1978 - Present
Composer: 
Ortiz
Composer First Names: 
William
Composition Date: 
1985
Composed for the ASQ: 
Composed for the ASQ
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