Axiom Asunder

Full Tittle: Axiom Asunder: Four Episodes

A four movement piece. Poetry of Langston Hughes serves as a narrative thread.


• Narrator, Jazz orchestra, Dance Ensemble & Choir

Date of composition: 2004





Axiom Asunder - Carlisle Compositions, 2007 [The Majestic Orchestra / John Jones (conductor), Skip Stine (trumpet, flugelhorn), Dale Orris (trumpet, flugelhorn), P.C. King (trumpet, flugelhorn), John King (trumpet, flugelhorn), George Rabbai (trumpet, flugelhorn, vocals), Doug Cook (alto, soprano sax, flute), Steve Fieldhouse (alto sax, flute), Dave Shultz (tenor sax, clarinet, alto flute), Dave Godshall (tenor sax, clarinet, alto flute), Rich Semke (baritone sax, bass clarinet), Jim McFalls (trombone), Ron Axsom (trombone), Clay Sattazahn (trombone), Todd Hunter (trombone), Steve Shiffer (bass trombone), George Grund (keyboards), Mike Noonan (vibes, percussion), John Pineda (bass), Tom Hamm (drums), Mike Gambone (congas, auxiliary percussion), Mwangi wa Githinji (narrator). With the Grant Street Dance Company (Kim Jureckson, artistic director) and Gettysburg College World Music Ensemble (Sharon Davis Gratto, music director)]


Link: (features an interview with Dr. Jones as well as program notes for the piece)

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