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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 (Dave Morgan) with New Images featuring Kenny Wheeler at the Banff Performing
                   Arts Center.

     Disillusionment of 10:00 (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 palindromic pop pieces…based on artwork by Paul Klee. 


©Kurt Ellenberger 2016 
Artwork: Vincent Van Gogh and Vilnos Aba-Novák.  Photography by Bernadine Carey