The Mid-West Winds, Michael Sweeney, Conductor
A new CD featuring professional recordings of many of the classic band compositions of the late Clare Grundman. An outstanding reference CD for anyone who is performing these great pieces and an enjoyable listening experience for anyone who loves good band music. Includes wonderful liner notes by Col. John Bourgeois.
Indiana University of Pennsylvania Wind Ensemble
Excellent Performances of outstanding contemporary wind band compositions by the Indiana University of Pennsylvania Wind Ensemble conducted by Jack Stamp.
Union Musical Utielana
Three outstanding extended compositions by noted Spanish composer Luis Serrano Alarcon and recorded by the impressive Band Sinfonia Union Musical Utielana directed by Frank De Vurst. Concertango, the title composition of the album features alto sax solist, jazz trio and wind ensemble in an impressive three movement tour de force. Excellent recordings by an exceptional Wind Ensemble from Spain.
Dallas Wind Symphony, Jerry Junkin, Conductor
Showcases the wind band music of Percy Grainger, including favorites Lincolnshire Posy and Irish Tune from County Derry ("Danny Boy"). Australia considers Grainger its greatest composer; the U.S., where he lived most of his life, praises him as a music educator, composer and arranger of band music; and England considers him supremely important in the preservation and arrangement of British folk songs.Grainger's gems are performed to perfection by America's only full-time professional wind band, conducted by Jerry Junkin. Grainger specified many unusual, optional instruments, and this recording has them all. Hear these "original instrument" performances in all their glory. A "must Have" CD for all Grainger fans and directors.
The Washington Winds, Edward S. Petersen, conductor
A dynamic album by the always amazing Washington Winds, conducted by Edward S. Petersen featuring new band and wind ensemble music from well known composers including Robert Longfield, Karl L. King, Rob Romeyn, Larry Neeck, Robert W. Smith, Ralph Vaughn Williams, Robert Buckley, Ed Huckeby, Derek M. Broadbent, Jeffrey Stratton, Seth Custer and Andrew Glover. The Washington Winds are a hand-picked group of top professional players the Washington DC area and the album was recorded at Omega Studios, a state-of-the-art recording complex in the DC area. Lots of great listening enjoyment in this exceptional collection!
Contains 32 outstanding compositions written expressly for younger musicians by prominent band music composers including James Swearingen, David Shaffer, Matt Conaway, Rob Romeyn, Larry Neeck, Robert W. Smith, John Wasson, Andrew Glover, Len Orcino, Travis Weller, Jeremy Bell and Todd Philips. A wonderful way for young players to hear music they are working on being performed to the highest standards for phrasing, intonation, tone quality and general musicality by The Washington Winds conducted by Edward S. Petersen. An exceptional teaching tool!
An eclectic collection by many of the top composers of concert band music that is performed by The Washington Winds, Conducted by Edward S. Petersen. Composers represented include Matt Conaway, James Swearingen, David Shaffer, Travis Weller, Julian Bond, Ed Huckeby, Rob Romeyn, Robert W. Smith, Andrew Glover, Steven Reineke and Jeff Steinberg and Andy Clark. A wide variety of styles are represented to provide and fresh and enjoyable listening experience!
The Washington Winds, Edward Petersen, Conductor
Featuring concert band music which is playable by younger students, "Above and Beyond" is a wonderful album which provides a tremendous model for young students by allowing them to hear their music performed to perfection by “World-Class” musicians. Featuring compositions by many of the best known composers of educational music, this collection provides inspiring performances which will encourage younger players to aspire to higher performance standards. The Washington Winds are directed by Edward S. Petersen.
The Washington Winds, Edward Petersen Conducting
New compositions for concert bands by Rob Romeyn, Matt Conaway, Ed Huckeby, Larry Neeck, James Swearingen, Robert W. Smith, David Shaffer, Julian Bond, and Andy Clark are featured in this impressive album by The Washington Winds conducted by Edward S. Petersen. Enjoyable music representing a wide variety of styles make this album a must hear for all fans of great band music!
The Washington Winds Conducted by Edward Petersen
A new and exciting album by one of the world’s best wind bands, The Washington Winds under the direction of Edward S. Petersen. Includes new works by James Swearingen, John Wasson, Robert Longfield, Ed Huckeby, Robert W. Smith, David Shaffer, Andrew Poor, Andrew Glover and Ayatey Shabazz. Also includes the premiere recording of Windrider by B.J. Brooks which is recorded by the West Texas A & M University Symphonic Band. Great recordings or exceptional music from start to finish.