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JALC Radio - New Composers: Derek Bermel, Dafnis Prieto

 
Title JALC Radio - New Composers: Derek Bermel, Dafnis Prieto
Season 15, Episode 15
Airdate 03/01/2008
Hosted by Phil Schaap


Two new composers - two premiere works. First, Derek Bermel brings us his 'Migration Series,' based on Jacob Lawrence's paintings of the northern exodus of Afro-Americans in the early 20th century, performed by the American Composers Orchestra with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra. Then, Dafnis Prieto debuts an Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra commission, 'A Song for Chico,' featuring angular altoist Greg Osby. Written by Simon Rentner.