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Manhattan New Music Project: Jazz Cycles (The Music of Paul Nash)

Read "Jazz Cycles (The Music of Paul Nash)" reviewed by Donald Elfman

Paul Nash--composer, teacher, and guitarist--learned in 2003 that he had a fatal brain tumor. He decided to leave a final legacy in a project that would remaster and reissue his earlier Paul Nash Ensemble recordings. This is the first of two discs--the proceeds of which will go to a fund to continue the promotion of further ...

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Manhattan New Music Project: Jazz Cycles (The Music of Paul Nash)

Read "Jazz Cycles (The Music of Paul Nash)" reviewed by John Barron

In 2005, visionary composer/guitarist Paul Nash lost his battle with brain cancer. Some six weeks prior to his passing, Nash was able to complete production on Jazz Cycles, a suite orchestrated for his ensemble, Manhattan New Music Project (MNMP). The resulting disc is chock-full of intricate writing, spontaneous group interplay and staggering solos. Stylistically, Nash's music ...