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Jonathan Lorentz. Photo: artist's website
Jonathan Lorentz. Photo: artist's website

New album "Borderlands" redefines saxophone trio

Bass, drums and tenor sax is a pretty sparce combination of instruments, but a tenor saxophonist with Vermont and North Country roots has a new CD, Borderlands, that pushes the idea of the saxophone trio. Joel Hurd has this profile of Jonathan Lorentz.  Go to full article
Christopher Creviston
Christopher Creviston

Preview: a "tour de force" for saxophone

What happens when you take a wind ensemble and add the most powerful and vocal of the woodwinds? The Northern Symphonic Winds will join forces with saxophonist Christopher Creviston for a performance of Bolcom's "Concert Suite" on Saturday, October 30 in Malone. Creviston teaches at the Crane School of Music in Potsdam and has performed as soloist in front of bands and orchestras across the country. Todd Moe caught up with him in his studio at Crane to talk about the saxophone and a piece that's been called a "tour de force" for saxophonists.  Go to full article

Preview: ONNY?s family concerts in Croghan and Potsdam

The Orchestra of Northern New York is presenting its annual family concerts this weekend in Croghan and Potsdam. The music is programmed to please long-time classical music fans and those who might be hearing it for the first time. The concerts will also feature a young saxophonist from Canton, playing a very challenging piece. Joel heard has a preview.  Go to full article

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