Alan Ferber Nonet - Roots & Transitions album FLAC
- Performer: Alan Ferber Nonet
- Title: Roots & Transitions
- Genre: Jazz
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- Released: 2016
- MP3 album: 1902 mb
- FLAC album: 1782 mb
- Rating: 4.3/5
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Tracklist: 1. Quiet Confidence (8:02) 2. Hourglass (1:03) 3. Clocks (9:50) 4. Wayfarer (7:39) 5. Flow (9:20) 6. Perspective (8:26) 7. Echo Calling (3:11) 8. Cycles (9:54). In 2017, Ferber released his seventh album as a leader, Jigsaw. When not performing, he is a dedicated teacher and clinician, having held faculty positions at the Peabody Institute at Johns Hopkins University, the John J. Cali School of Music at Montclair State University, and New York University's Steinhardt School, where he is an adjunct professor of jazz studies.
Grammy-nominated trombonist-composer Alan Ferber has been called one of the jazz world’s premier composers and arrangers for larger groups by All About Jazz NY. Jazz Times magazine describes Ferber’s compositions as inspired and meticulous and the . Weekly deems him one of the premier modern jazz arrangers of our time. For the last six years, he has been recognized as one of the leading trombonists of his generation in Down Beat magazine’s International Critics’ Poll and Readers’ Poll
Album · 2016 · 8 Songs. Roots & Transitions Alan Ferber. Chamber Songs - Music for Nonet and Strings.
In 2013, Alan Ferber released an album for 17-piece big band on the Sunnyside label, entitled March Sublime. It features stunningly original compositions and arrangements and was nominated for a 2014 Grammy award in the ‘Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album’ category. Ferber’s music draws from a broad stylistic base informed by the array of artists with whom he has closely worked. For the last six years, he has been recognized as one of the leading trombonists of his generation in Down Beat magazine’s International Critics’ Poll and Readers’ Poll
Alan Ferber - trombone Scott Wendholt - trumpet (1, 2, 4-7) Shane Endsley - trumpet (3,8) Jon Gordon - alto sax John Ellis - tenor sax Charles Pillow - bass clarinet Nate Radley - guitar Bryn Roberts - piano Matt Clohesy - bass Mark Ferber – drums. The first thing that ought to be said about bandleader Alan Ferber’s latest recording, Roots & Transitions, for his long-standing nonet is that the music holds up very well regardless of whether one knows the circumstances that surrounded its creation.
A few months after trombonist/composer Alan Ferber released his last album, March Sublime, his wife Jody gave birth to their first child, a son named Theo. His new work, Roots & Transitions, written for his Nonet, is an exploration of these ideas through the process of crafting music. In Roots & Transitions, Ferber begins with tiny cell musical motives, and through the movements, drives them through cycles of calm/rootedness versus n, allowing the overall composition to run parallel to the growth and development unfurling in his personal life.