Magazine article IAJRC Journal

Caribbean Rhapsody/Concerto for Saxophones & Orchestra

Magazine article IAJRC Journal

Caribbean Rhapsody/Concerto for Saxophones & Orchestra

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James Carter/Roberto Sierra

Caribbean Rhapsody/Concerto for Saxophones & Orchestra Emarcy LC 00600

Concerto for Saxophones & Orchestra: James Carter (ts, ss), Sinfonia Varsovia, Giancarlo Guerrero (cond). Warsaw, December 2009

Caribbean Rhapsody: James Carter (ts, ss), Regina Carter (vln), Akua Dixon Quintet - Patrisa Tomasini, Chala Yaney (vln), Ron Lawrence (viola), Akua Dixon (cello). New York City, ca. 2010

Interludes: James Carter (ts, ss)

Roberto Sierra is a successful contemporary of the orchestral scene and James Carter, of course, is one of today's reed virtuosos who burst out of Detroit almost twenty years ago. The Concerto for Saxophones was commissioned by the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, as a set piece for him.

The result is a non-conventional ensemble, emphasising flute, brass, and especially percussion. Yes, it wouldn't be a JC set without the odd minute of exuberant, solo dancing about - but it doesn't sound like practicing on stage, as some other artists often do. …

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