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Sound Assembly

On the NYC scene since 2000, Sound Assembly is a 17-piece collective of New York's finest players featuring the original compositions of David Schumacher and JC Sanford. Schumacher and Sanford strive for organic structures, extended forms, and motivic development through a colorful palette of orchestration. They intertwine improvised and composed elements in their work to create a natural, seamless evolution of material. It is a combination full of excitement and intrigue that will fulfill the most critical and demanding jazz audience.

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“Taking the angular bravado of Charles Mingus and re-imagining it for the 21st century, this 17-piece jazz orchestra from New York brings it full-force on their album of original, unique compositions. With stab-tone sectionals and blazing solos, “Edge of the Mind” displays an energetic big band who has evolved to a place where they can make musical violence sound romantic.” - CD Baby (where we are an Editor’s Pick for Jazz)

“These are in essence thought-provoking works that commands one's unwavering awareness and consideration. If due diligence is given, the rewards can be sizable…It's an ample meal… easily digested by epicures.” - All About Jazz

“These guys are carving out their own territory in the realm of the modern jazz orchestra

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