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Quinsin Nachoff: Horizons Ensemble

Read "Horizons Ensemble" reviewed by Jerry D'Souza

Saxophonist and composer Quinsin Nachoff continues his journey into chamber and contemporary music in his quest to extrapolate musical forms, as he leans into classical music and tempers it with his sense of jazz harmony. The two streams, reflected in his compositions, entwine and flow majestically on his self-released Horizons Ensemble.  His players rise to meet ...

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Quinsin Nachoff: Horizons Ensemble

Read "Horizons Ensemble" reviewed by Troy Collins

Horizons Ensemble is the sublime follow-up to Quinsin Nachoff's stellar Songlines debut Magic Numbers (2006). The Canadian-born, New York-based saxophonist continues to explore neo-classical territory initiated by the Third Stream Movement with a series of extended compositions that skirt a tenuous line between the written and the composed.

Magic Numbers featured a trio with ...