Update: Two New Releases

My two new recordings for Innova Records are moving ahead as planned!

Poet’s Cabaret is set to go into Fantasy Studios this November 2011, to record a collection of new works focusing on a mix of short vocal songs balanced with short instrumental numbers.  I’m approaching it as a collection of scenes and short stories told through music and lyrics. The performers are Amie Penwell, Jordan Carp, David Arend, Jason Slota and myself.

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With the Paul Dresher Ensemble at the New ODC Theater, Nov. 12-13

Pretty Boy is a new electro-acoustic piece that loosely explores the life, times, and ultimate capture of American gangster, bank robber, and folk hero Pretty Boy Floyd.  The new piece was commissioned by the Paul Dresher Ensemble with support from the American Composers Forum, and features my good friend/amazing tenor Thomas Glenn.  My librettist and collaborator is Canadian playwright David Brock.

Friday Nov. 12th & Saturday Nov. 13th
ODC Theater (map)
351 Shotwell Street
San Francisco, CA 94110