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INTERVIEW (2019) with PETER MOC on JAZZ CAREERS, JAZZ EDUCATION (and GENERAL ADVICE for YOUNG MUSICIANS)

Most of my recordings are available for download at SOUNDCLOUD.


SOLO PIANO (Jazz):

     In Your Own Sweet Way (comp. Dave Brubeck) from Quadrants, Keytone Records


     Tabulah Bluesah from Modern Piano, released by JP Morgan/Chase Bank International


     What Kind of Fool Am I? (comp. Newley/Bricusse) from Quadrants, Keytone Records


     Internal Presence from Spirit of the Place, Keytone Records


CHAMBER JAZZ:


From “The Name of the Wind” from Ütaké with Rob Foster, Shakuhachi flute, and Ric Troll, percussion:


     That Was Then (Ellenberger/Foster) from “The Name of the Wind” from Ütaké with Rob

      Foster, Shakuhachi flute and Ric Troll, percussion.


     The Necessary Angel (Ellenberger) from "The Name of the Wind" from Ütaké with Rob

     Foster, Shakuhachi flute and Ric Troll, percussion.


     Alone (comp. by Dave Morgan) with New Images featuring Kenny Wheeler at the Banff

     Performing Arts Center.


     Disillusionment of 10:00 (comp. by Dave Morgan) with New Images featuring Kenny    

     Wheeler at the Banff Performing Arts Center.


     Far West from "Songs from Far West," released by Challenge-A Records (Netherlands) with       

     David Dunn (bass) and Dane Richeson (drums)


      Sorcerer’s Apprentice from Songs from Far West, released by Challenge-A Records

      (Netherlands) with David Dunn (bass) and Dane Richeson (drums)


      The Quincunx from A Tale of Three Cities, Keytone Records with David Renter (sax)  


       Gratitude, Honor, and Truth (comp. Dave Spring) from It’s A Spring Thing, with Dave

       Spring (bass), Tim Froncek (drums)


      One for Lazaro (comp. Dave Spring) from It’s A Spring Thing, with Danny Gottlieb    

       (drums) and Dave Spring


      Everything I Love (comp. Cole Porter) from A Tale of Three Cities, Keytone Records with

      David Renter (sax), Dave Spring (bass)


SOLO PIANO (Classical):


     Nocturne No. 2: “THE UNBURIED”  (excerpt) performed by Xenia Leletkina, piano


     Sonatina, Movement III  performed by Magda Adamek, piano


ORCHESTRA and CHAMBER MUSIC:


     After the Swan’s Song (excerpt) Nocturne for ‘Cello and Piano


     Six or Seven Songs from Eight Significant Landscapes (excerpt)

     Song Cycle for Voice and Piano


    A Tale of Great Ulysses (excerpt) Ballade for Violin and ‘Cello


MUSIC FOR BRASS:


     Hooligan Wind for 6 trumpets, double bass and percussion


     Fanfare for a New Day (brass quintet)


     “LOVECRAFT” Symphony for  Brass Choir and Percussion

        (excerpt from Movement I: “THE FESTIVAL”)


SOME UNUSUAL PIECES:


     Le Tombeau de Ravel

This is a completely improvised piece of music with saxophonist David Renter. We decided to start in one key, move to another, and return to the original key.  Those were the only criteria for this piece.


      Nobilissima Visione

An arrangement of Hindemith for jazz trio.


      Destroyed Place

      Before the Snow

      Hesitation

Some anagramatic pop pieces—based on artwork by Paul Klee.