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ALTO CLARINET; CLARINET; BAMBOO FLUTE; COMPOSITION

Rozanne Levine was introduced to the jazz/new music community as a performer with William Parker and Patricia Nicholson Parker's Centering Music/Dance Ensemble during the late 1970’s. Her work with the Parkers is documented on the Eremite release, “Through Acceptance Of The Mystery Peace/The Music Of William Parker”. Throughout the 1980’s and 1990's she performed in saxophonist/clarinetist Mark Whitecage's Glass House Ensemble, playing both clarinet and Whitecage's sound sculptures. In 1993 she rejoined the Parkers as a founding member of their New York-based Improvisors Collective, performing in the Collective Orchestra and with Collective members in smaller ensembles as well as at Collective Festivals. During her 3-year tenure with the Collective she formed two ensembles , Crystal Clarinets and the Clarinet Choir, which performed at Roulette and the Tri-Centric Festival in New York City and The Buttonwood Tree in Connecticut.

In 1999 Levine and Whitecage formed a touring duo, RoMarkable, to showcase their acoustic and electronic forays. They performed at the Omega Institute for Holistic Studies in Rhinebeck, NY, toured the US in the summer of 2002 and were featured at the “Converge” art/science series at Liberty Science Center in Jersey City, NJ as well as at The Bop Shop in Rochester, NY and The Buttonwood Tree in Middletown, CT. They performed in Portland, Oregon at various clubs and festivals with the Bi-Coastal Orchestra in 2004 and 2005. RoMarkable will be performing at several venues in New Mexico in August 2012 with guests, flutist Mary Rose and bassist Joseph Salack.

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“Rozanne Levine has done remarkable work with Mark Whitecage in various musical settings, but ‘Only Moment’ is a treasure even by their lofty standards. … Levine’s rich sonorous alto clarinet is palpable on songs like the opening ‘Blues Lullaby in F’ and the moody, brooding ‘Lost Freedoms’ … Free form interplay abounds … When the horns blend together, the harmonies are rich and thick … Winsome and winning, ‘Only Moment’ is another amazing gem from Whitecage and Levine.” - George Harris, All About Jazz

“As soon as one spins ‘Only Moment’…the room is pervaded by presences resembling spirits of wellbeing

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Album Only Moment by Rozanne Levine

Only Moment

Acoustics
2009

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