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Gotham Wind Symphony

Gotham Wind Symphony is a NYC-based 45-member wind band founded in 2002. The members have performing experience with: Maria Schneider, John Hollenbeck, Vanguard Orchestra, Westchester Jazz Orchestra, Anthony Braxton, Ray Charles, Frank Sinatra, Buddy Rich, Kanye West, Steely Dan, Philip Glass, New York Philharmonic, Metropolitan Opera, New York City Ballet and the American Symphony.

The breadth of talent has led the GWS to record, perform and commission new works for wind band by: Thad Jones, Mike Holober, James Chirillo, Scott Robinson, John Hollenbeck, Bill Finegan, Ned Rorem, Chen Yi, Jonathan Newman and Bob Brookmeyer.

Gotham Wind Symphony is an ArtistShare Artist! The GWS' CDs are available at www.gothamwindsymphony

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A fascinating experiment in fusion is happening in the Apple involving the 50-piece Gotham Wind Symphony...Thad Jones wraps the clarinets' impressionistic warmth around a lovely oboe solo by Lynne Cohen...Chirillo's ”Prelude (To A Minor Insensitivity)” can be heard preserving Jobim's descending roots in a truly symphonic development...Holober's suite “Road Trip” is a swinging Americana nod to Aaron Copland, with a humorous highlight, “Swamp Stomp”, filled with calls-and-responses: the calls coming eloquently from altoist Dave Pietro, the responses from the cast of thousands. -JazzTimes

”There's a lot of dissonance in 'Eventuations'...being more Third Stream expressionism

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