Song has the wild exhilaration of a Tom Waits song and the experimental whimsy of Kamikaze Ground Crew. This is the kind of tune to get your Big Band Friday night started. Jazz from the Brooklyn jazz scene.
2nd movement of 4 part suite about NYC Chinatown funerals. Scaring evil spirits is a purpose of music in certain Chinese Buddhist funerals. With original themes written in a Chinese folk style, using four soprano saxes to mimic the oboe-like suona.
Soloists: Fred Ho, bari sax; Erica von Kleist, alto sax. Includes 3 sizes of gongs.comments powered by Disqus