Bone Moan the intriguing, at times stunning, trombone music of Seattle-based composer David P. Jones is a varied mix for trombone with percussion, string quartet and trombone choir – including a performance with the Pro Arte String Quartet!
This recording covers a lot of ground for trombonists interested in music of varied settings – great for soloists, chamber groups and trombone choirs looking for new, hip music. Some piece descriptors:
BONE MOAN contains harmonies and rhythms related to jazz, reggae and Latin pop…influenced by Stan Kenton’s trombone section. (Bone Moan was a finalist in the 1987 International Trombone Association Composition Competition and was premiered by the Eastman Trombone Choir at the ITA Workshop in Nashville in May, 1987)
OHIO RIVER JOURNAL is a multi percussion piece with majestic harmonies;
STRONG WATER is a strong piece with a connection to the wilderness…organic qualities of the trombone quartet (homogeneity, majesty, power and lyricism)