Fellows at 30: NYFA Collection Vol. 2 Available for Purchase!
The NYFA Collection: Volume Two celebrates the 30th Anniversary of NYFA’s Artists’ Fellowship Program
The NYFA Collection: Volume Two continues the archiving and dissemination of the New York music collection, which began with The NYFA collection: 25 Years of New York New Music—a collection DownBeat called a, “stunning document of historic culture.” Volume Two celebrates the 30th Anniversary of NYFA’s Artists’ Fellowship Program by releasing ten tracks created/composed by the 2013 Music and Sound Fellows. The recording is curated by Cristian Amigo and innova’s Philip Blackburn.
The collection includes the following tracks by NYFA Fellows in Music/Sound ‘13:
1. Khartes 4
Laura Andel Orchestra: Elliott Sharp, electric guitar; Daniel Binelli, bandoneon; Carl Maguire, Fender Rhodes, Andrew Drury, drums; Laura Andel, conductor
2. La Cigale
Sylvie Courvoisier TRIO
Sylvie Courvoisier, piano, composition; Drew Gress, bass; Julian Sartorius, drums
Frank Carlberg Big Band; Solos, Gerard Kleijn, Vincent Veneman
4. The Broken Branch Rag (2010)
The SUNY Fredonia Percussion Ensemble, Dr. Karolyn Stonefelt, director; Alec Dube, Juan Herrera, Kyle Scudder, percussion
5. Ode to Number 14
Mihoko Suzuki, Hiroko Suzuki, piano
6. Berl Isaac
Sholem Aleichem/Jack Newman/Ben Gerstein
Ben Gerstein, trombone; Jack Newman, voice
7. What’s Your Status? (a YO MISS! story)
Vocals written, performed, arranged and produced by Judith Sloan. Music composed, produced, and performed by Taylor Rivelli.
from Interior Designs
Kamala Sankaram, soprano Svjetlana Bukvich, piano, synthesizers
9. Sabbath Lily 1st Song
Holly Hansen, vocals; Adam Meckler Orchestra conducted by David Bloom
10. We Were All
Contemporaneous: David Bloom, conductor
NYFA’s Artists’ Fellowship Program awards $7,000 cash grants to artists living in New York State. This year marks the 30th anniversary of the program and NYFA is celebrating with events and online content. Follow #NYFAFellows30 on social media for updates.
Image credit: CD Artwork by Orit Ben-Shitrit (Fellow in Video/Film ‘12)