“Four composers contributed compositions: Darrell Katz, the founder and director of the group; highly talented longtime collaborator Laura Andel, originally from Argentina; David Harris, and Warren Senders.”
All Music Guide, USA
“The big-band writing on In, Thru & Out is impressive for its textural variety, rich colors, individual approaches to rhythm, and especially the playing.”
The Boston Phoenix, USA
released May 1, 2003
Performers: Hiro Honshuku (Flute), Jim Hobbs (Alto Sax), Jeff Hudgins (Alto Sax), Phil Scarff (Tenor Sax), Hans Indigo (Baritone Sax), Mike Peipman (Trumpet), Keiichi Hashimoto (Trumpet), Jim Mosher (French Horn), David Harris (Trombone), Bob Pilkington (Trombone), Jim Gray (Tuba), Rebecca Shrimpton (Voice), Art Bailey (Piano), Norm Zocher (Guitar), Rick McLaughlin (Double Bass), Rich Greenblatt (Vibraphone), Harvey Wirht (Drums),Taki Masuko (Percussion), Laura Andel (Composition/Conducting)
Laura Andel is a composer from Argentina, based in Harlem, New York City.
She creates music
for small and large orchestras.
Described as someone who "seeks to expand our sense of time, form and perception through sound" by Evening Music (WNYC, New York Public Radio), Andel combines written music with improvisation and conducting to create different symmetries between the written and non-written....more