Classical, Early Music, Jazz, New Music, World Music
Robert Besen at BesenArts,
Premiere Prix-International Brass Quintet Competition, Narbonne, France. Grand Prizes: Coleman, Carmel, Summit, Mendez, and Shoreline competitions. Recordings for Musical Heritage, Northeastern, Mark, Solstice, Summit, and Crystal. Performances across U.S., Central America, Europe, Japan, Korea, and the Middle East. Summer brass quintet seminar at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Sonoma State University in California. Management: BesenArts, info@BensenArts.com.
For our newest recording, we wanted to feature some of the music that we have been performing in concert lately. Much of it is inspired or influenced by jazz, and in the case of Kopi Luwak and Luteous Pangolin, written or arranged specifically for the Atlantic Brass Quintet by jazz composers.