Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter

The live concert recording prominently features works by Black composers, and includes a recording of a powerful protest work by Darius Jones. SMO is grateful to all the musicians and composers who support the release of this fundraising album for BLM.

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EARLE BROWN – “Oh, K” (1992)
GEORGE LEWIS – Artificial Life 2007 for Large Ensemble
ANTHONY BRAXTON – Composition No. 56 for creative orchestra (1976)
DARIUS JONES – LawNOrder (2017)

Seattle Modern Orchestra
(on this recording)

Paul Taub, flute
James Falzone, clarinet
Rachel Yoder, bass clarinet
Bonnie Whiting, percussion
Cristina Valdés, piano
Eric Rynes, violin
Maria Ritzenthaler, viola
Ha-Yang Kim, cello
Abby Blackwell, bass
Marcin Pączkowski, electronics
Julia Tai, conductor

The concert featured saxophonist and composer Darius Jones on Braxton’s Composition No. 56 and Jones’ LawNOrder

Artists: Seattle Modern Orchestra
Composer: Various
Date Released: 2020