James Brown Loops (1993)

Only performance on a student composer concert at the University of Michigan on November 2, 1993 conducted by the composer.

Program notes:
James Brown Loops is for two antiphonal funk bands. The instrumentation of each band is: Alto, Tenor and Baritone Saxophones, 2 Trumpets, BassTrombone, Electric Bass, Drumset and Percussion. Small rhythmic fragments inspired by the eponymous Master and other hard-funking, horn-based bands (Fishbone, Tower of Power, George Clinton) are treated to various Medieval and Renaissance compositional techniques to acheive a wall of sound.


Recording personnel:
Trumpets: Chris Bubolz, Daniel Savolskis, Michael
Alto Saxes: Andrew Bishop and Keeho Kang
Tenor saxes: Chris Creviston and
Baritone Saxes: Colin Stetson
Bass Trombones: Ralph Mondarano and Tom Snyder
Drumsets: Piet Striuyk and Don Prior
Basses: Jon Green and John Holkeboer

Percussion: John Maloney and John Polito
Evan Hause - Conductor


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