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OCTET
Ensemble

Ensemble Members
OCTET ensemble, vocals, sax, trumpet, trombone, bass, drums, piano, electric piano
Contact
William Susman


Address
P.O. Box 61116
Palo Alto, CA, 94306-1116
Phone
650-906-7529

Additional Info
Year Founded
2011
Repertoire
New Music
Size
Large Ensemble
Instrumentation
Mixed

OCTET is a New York-based music ensemble comprised of stellar instrumentalists performing contemporary compositions that push boundaries. OCTET is dedicated to collaborating with artists in a variety of disciplines, forging a unique, unheard and unseen intermingling of music and media in order to provide audiences an alternative music experience. Contributing to the unique sound of OCTET is its instrumentation. Essentially, it is a scaled down big band using one each from the brass section plus rhythm: saxophone, trumpet, trombone, drums, piano, electric piano, vocals, and double bass.

News

06.16.2014

Our album debut Scatter My Ashes is currently featured in iTunes New and Noteworthy Classical section.

05.12.2014

You can now pre-order OCTET's album debut at iTunes. This recording has been three years in-the-making and we are very proud of it. Thanks for your support!

04.28.2014

Due out June 10, you can now pre-order at Amazon OCTET ensemble's album debut Scatter My Ashes featuring soprano Mellissa Hughes and pianist Elaine Kwon.