Confronting Inertia was released on Origin Classical in 2009 and features new compositions for trumpet/piano by jazz composers. Many utilize improvisation and other techniques associated with jazz. Compositions from Confronting Inertia have been played all across the USA and at ITG & CMS conferences. Dan Cavanagh’s From the Barrage Comes Clarity was chosen as a Prize Winner by Greece’s National Academy of Music during their ‘International Music Prizes for Excellence in Composition 2009’ competition.
Things I Like was recorded in 2014 and features new compositions for jazz trio.
JAZZ BIG BAND RECORDINGS:
Listen to Pulse
Listen to Stand Up Eight
Listen to Enter Autumn