The Claudia Quintet

september | 2013 | cuneiform records

September 20th Soterius Lakshmi (2012) | 2:36
accordion, clarinet, tenor saxophone, vibraphone, acoustic bass, drums, percussion
Dedicated to WNYC & NPR hosts Soterius Johnson & Lakshmi Singh.

September 9th Wayne Phases (2012) | 10:33
accordion, clarinet, tenor saxophone, vibraphone, acoustic bass, drums, percussion
Dedicated to Wayne Shorter.

September 25th Somber Blanket (2012) | 6:29
accordion, clarinet, tenor saxophone, vibraphone, acoustic bass, drums, percussion
For my wife.

September 29th, 1936: “Me Warn You” (2012) | 10:31
accordion, clarinet, tenor saxophone, vibraphone, acoustic bass, drums, percussion

September 22nd Love Is Its Own Eternity (2012) | 4:50
accordion, clarinet, tenor saxophone, vibraphone, acoustic bass, drums, percussion

September 18th Lemons (2012) | 10:36
accordion, clarinet, tenor saxophone, vibraphone, acoustic bass, drums, percussion
Dedicated to Jason Moran.

September 17th Loop Piece (2012) | 6:51
accordion, clarinet, tenor saxophone, vibraphone, acoustic bass, drums, percussion

September 24th Interval Dig (2012) | 6:23
accordion, clarinet, tenor saxophone, vibraphone, acoustic bass, drums, percussion

September 16th Mystic Klang (2012) | 2:50
accordion, clarinet, tenor saxophone, vibraphone, acoustic bass, drums, percussion

September 12th Coping Song (2001, arr. 2012) | 5:39
accordion, clarinet, tenor saxophone, vibraphone, acoustic bass, drums, percussion
Originally composed on September 12th, 2001; arranged for Claudia Quintet 2012.

What Is the Beautiful? | 2011 | cuneiform records

Showtime/23rd Street Runs into Heaven (2011) | 9:11
Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone, Accordion, Vibraphone, Voice, Piano, Acoustic Bass, Drums
Commissioned by the University of Rochester's Rare Books and Special Collections Department for the 100th Birthday Celebration of Poet / Visual Artist Kenneth Patchen.

The Snow is Deep On the Ground (2011) | 8:06
Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone, Accordion, Vibraphone, Voice, Piano, Acoustic Bass, Drums
Commissioned by the University of Rochester's Rare Books and Special Collections Department for the 100th Birthday Celebration of Poet / Visual Artist Kenneth Patchen.

Mates For Life (2010, arr. 2011) | 8:02
Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone, Accordion, Vibraphone, Piano, Acoustic Bass, Drums
Commissioned by the Edinburgh Jazz Festival, Scotland.  

Job (2011) | 5:13
Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone, Accordion, Vibraphone, Voice, Piano, Acoustic Bass, Drums
Commissioned by the University of Rochester's Rare Books and Special Collections Department for the 100th Birthday Celebration of Poet / Visual Artist Kenneth Patchen.

Do Me That Love (2011) | 5:27
Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone, Accordion, Vibraphone, Voice, Piano, Acoustic Bass, Drums
Commissioned by the University of Rochester's Rare Books and Special Collections Department for the 100th Birthday Celebration of Poet / Visual Artist Kenneth Patchen.

Flock (2010 arr. 2011) | 3:55
Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone, Accordion, Vibraphone, Piano, Acoustic Bass, Drums
Commissioned by the Edinburgh Jazz Festival, Scotland.

What Is the Beautiful? (2011) | 6:55
Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone, Accordion, Vibraphone, Voice, Piano, Acoustic Bass, Drums
Commissioned by the University of Rochester's Rare Books and Special Collections Department for the 100th Birthday Celebration of Poet / Visual Artist Kenneth Patchen.

Beautiful You Are (2011) | 3:56
Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone, Accordion, Vibraphone, Voice, Piano, Acoustic Bass, Drums
Commissioned by the University of Rochester's Rare Books and Special Collections Department for the 100th Birthday Celebration of Poet / Visual Artist Kenneth Patchen.

Peace of Green (2011) | 2:09
Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone, Accordion, Vibraphone, Piano, Acoustic Bass, Drums

The Bloodhounds (2011) | 5:00
Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone, Accordion, Vibraphone, Piano, Acoustic Bass, Drums
Commissioned by the University of Rochester's Rare Books and Special Collections Department for the 100th Birthday Celebration of Poet / Visual Artist Kenneth Patchen.

Limpidity Of Silences (2011) | 4:53
Piano, voice
Commissioned by the University of Rochester's Rare Books and Special Collections Department for the 100th Birthday Celebration of Poet / Visual Artist Kenneth Patchen.

Opening the Window (2011) | 5:20
Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone, Accordion, Vibraphone, Voice, Piano, Acoustic Bass, Drums
Commissioned by the University of Rochester's Rare Books and Special Collections Department for the 100th Birthday Celebration of Poet / Visual Artist Kenneth Patchen.

Royal Toast | 2010 | Cuneiform Records

Crane Merit (2010) | 6:46
Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone, Accordion, Vibraphone, Piano, Acoustic Bass, Drums
Made possible by CMA New Jazz Works: Commissioning and Ensemble Development Grant.

Keramag (2010) | 8:08
Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone, Accordion, Vibraphone, Piano, Acoustic Bass, Drums
Made possible by CMA New Jazz Works: Commissioning and Ensemble Development Grant.

Paterna Terra (2010) | 5:30
Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone, Accordion, Vibraphone, Piano, Acoustic Bass, Drums
Made possible by CMA New Jazz Works: Commissioning and Ensemble Development Grant.

Armitage Shanks (2010) | 5:03
Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone, Accordion, Vibraphone, Piano, Acoustic Bass, Drums
Made possible by CMA New Jazz Works: Commissioning and Ensemble Development Grant.

Sphinx (2010) | 3:59
Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone, Accordion, Vibraphone, Piano, Acoustic Bass, Drums
Made possible by CMA New Jazz Works: Commissioning and Ensemble Development Grant.

Zurn (2010) | 6:42
Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone, Accordion, Vibraphone, Piano, Acoustic Bass, Drums
Made possible by CMA New Jazz Works: Commissioning and Ensemble Development Grant.

Royal Toast (2010) | 5:32
Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone, Accordion, Vibraphone, Piano, Acoustic Bass, Drums
Made possible by CMA New Jazz Works: Commissioning and Ensemble Development Grant.

Ideal Standard (2010) | 8:04
Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone, Accordion, Vibraphone, Piano, Acoustic Bass, Drums
Made possible by CMA New Jazz Works: Commissioning and Ensemble Development Grant.

FOR | 2007 | Cuneiform Records

For You (2006) | 6:13
Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone, Accordion, Vibraphone, Acoustic Bass, Drums
Electro-acoustic piece.

Rainy Days/Peanut Vendor Mash-up (2006) | 9:30
Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone, Accordion, Vibraphone, Acoustic Bass, Drums
For all music teachers.

This Too Shall Pass (2006) | 7:28
Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone, Accordion, Vibraphone, Acoustic Bass, Drums
For Tom Moran and family.

Be Happy (2006) | 11:08
Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone, Accordion, Vibraphone, Acoustic Bass, Drums
For S.N. Goenka; recorded by VPRO Radio 4 Netherlands.

August 5th, 2006 (2006) | 9:41
Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone, Accordion, Vibraphone, Acoustic Bass, Drums
For Kate Schroeder and family.

Three Odes (2006) | 7:54
Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone, Accordion, Vibraphone, Acoustic Bass, Drums
Three Odes: Admiriation (for Peter Garland), Nostalgia (for Jan Garbarek), Pity (for Mary Cheney)

I’m So Fickin’ Cool (2006) | 5:50
Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone, Accordion, Vibraphone, Acoustic Bass, Drums
For Fritz Pauer.

Rug Boy (2006) | 3:57
Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone, Accordion, Vibraphone, Acoustic Bass, Drums
For Debbie Clapper.

Semi-Formal | 2005 | Cuneiform Records

Kord (2005) | 3:09
Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone, Accordion, Vibraphone, Acoustic Bass, Drums

minor nelson (2005) | 3:43
Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone, Accordion, Vibraphone, Acoustic Bass, Drums

bindi binder (2005) | 1:41
Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone, Accordion, Vibraphone, Acoustic Bass, Drums

Where’s My Mint? (mint=president) (2005) | 2:55
Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone, Accordion, Vibraphone, Acoustic Bass, Drums

Rainbow Jimmies (2005) | 11:23
Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone, Accordion, Vibraphone, Guitar, Acoustic Bass, Drums
Commissioned by Bang On A Can and the People’s Commissioning Fund.

Boy with a Bag and his Guardian Elephant (2004) | 2:44
Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone, Accordion, Vibraphone, Acoustic Bass, Drums

Major Nelson (2004) | 3:35
Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone, Accordion, Vibraphone, Acoustic Bass, Drums

Susan (2004) | 5:18
Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone, Accordion, Vibraphone, Acoustic Bass, Drums

Two Teachers (2004) | 6:07
Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone, Accordion, Vibraphone, Acoustic Bass, Drums

They point…glance…whisper…then snicker… (2004) | 9:32
Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone, Accordion, Vibraphone, Acoustic Bass, Drums

Guarana (2003) | 8:12
Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone, Accordion, Vibraphone, Acoustic Bass, Drums
Commissioned by the University of Northern Colorado to Premiere at IAJE conference.

Drewslate (2003) | 7:33
Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone, Accordion, Vibraphone, Acoustic Bass, Drums

Limp Mint (1999, Rev. 2002) | 7:52
Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone, Accordion, Vibraphone, Acoustic Bass, Drums

Growth (1991, Rev. 2005) | 2:22
Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone, Accordion, Vibraphone, Acoustic Bass, Drums

I, Claudia | 2004 | Cuneiform Records

The Cloud of Unknowing (2001, arr. 2003) | 6:08
Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone, Accordion, Vibraphone, Acoustic Bass, Drums

Opening (2002) | 6:40
Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone, Accordion, Vibraphone, Acoustic Bass, Drums

Couch (2002) | 8:59
Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone, Accordion, Vibraphone, Acoustic Bass, Drums

just like him (2002) | 8:59
Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone, Accordion, Vibraphone, Acoustic Bass, Drums

“…can you get through this life with a good heart?” (2002) | 7:38
Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone, Accordion, Vibraphone, Acoustic Bass, Drums

Adowa (for gra) (2002) | 5:28
Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone, Accordion, Vibraphone, Acoustic Bass, Drums

“arabic” (2002) | 8:23
Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone, Accordion, Vibraphone, Acoustic Bass, Drums

Misty Hymen (2000) | 5:45
Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone, Accordion, Vibraphone, Acoustic Bass, Drums

The Claudia Quintet | 2001 | CRI/Blueshift

Meinetwegen (1999) | 6:42
Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone, Accordion, Vibraphone, Acoustic Bass, Drums

Love Song for Kate (1999) | 5:45
Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone, Accordion, Vibraphone, Acoustic Bass, Drums

Thursday 7:30pm (holy) (1998) | 5:58
Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone, Accordion, Vibraphone, Acoustic Bass, Drums

Thursday 11:14am (gray) (1998) | 10:43
Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone, Accordion, Vibraphone, Acoustic Bass, Drums

Thursday 3:44pm (playground) (1998) | 3:48
Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone, Accordion, Vibraphone, Acoustic Bass, Drums

After a Dance or Two, We Sit Down for a Pint with Gil and Tim (1998) | 5:03
Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone, Accordion, Vibraphone, Acoustic Bass, Drums
Dedicated to Gil Evans and Tim Berne.

No D (1998) | 9:17
Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone, Accordion, Vibraphone, Acoustic Bass, Drums
Dedicated to the note "D".

Visions of Claudia (1998) | 7:01
Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone, Accordion, Vibraphone, Acoustic Bass, Drums

a-b-s-t-i-n-e-n-c-e (1996) | 6:54
Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone, Accordion, Vibraphone, Acoustic Bass, Drums

Burt and Ken (1996) | 6:18
Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone, Accordion, Vibraphone, Acoustic Bass, Drums
Dedicated to Kurt Rosenwinkel and Ben Street.

the alt.coffee tapes | 1997 | Kathadin

(Melissa) Houston from Toronto (1996) | 4:46
Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone, Accordion, Vibraphone, Acoustic Bass, Drums

Claudia Quintet Unrecorded Works

Kickball (1998) |
Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone, Accordion, Vibraphone, Acoustic Bass, Drums

Went on… (1998) |
Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone, Accordion, Vibraphone, Acoustic Bass, Drums

Vulnerable Rae (1997) |
Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone, Accordion, Vibraphone, Acoustic Bass, Drums

Honor…(I honor the light within you) (1996) |
Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone, Accordion, Vibraphone, Acoustic Bass, Drums

Boyfriend… (1995) |
Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone, Accordion, Vibraphone, Acoustic Bass, Drums