Tag Archives: David Sanford

A musical melting pot: Composer David Sanford brings the eclectic sounds of his Big Band to Florence

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The New York Times | David Sanford’s Music Has Flown Under the Radar. It Shouldn’t.

Few composers have broader stylistic reach. But on a new album, “A Prayer for Lester Bowie,” he makes it all cohere. By Seth Colter Walls Oct. 15, 2021 It’s not a big mystery why David Sanford’s energetic, well-crafted music has stayed … Continue reading

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Congratulations to composer David Sanford: Winner of a 2015 Goddard Lieberson Fellowship from the American Academy of Arts and Letters

David Sanford has been awarded a 2015 Goddard Lieberson Fellowship from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. The Fellowship of $15,000 is awarded to mid-career composers of exceptional gifts. David’s extraordinary musicianship and unbridled creativity are an inspiration! For more information please … Continue reading

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Seven Kings

By David Sanford | For Brass Sextet and Percussion | 19′

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Te Deum

By David Sanford | For Congregation, SATB Choir, Organ, Two Trumpets, Horn in F and Trombone | 8′

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Corpus

By David Sanford | For Brass Quintet and Percussion | 20′

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David Sanford: Events 2011-2012

David Sanford upcoming performances spring 2012: February 28, 2012: “Sinfonia” (1989), performed by the Astral Artists at Church of the Holy Trinity, Rittenhouse Square, 1904 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA March 9, 2012: performance of the jazz-inspired “Klatka Still” (2007) at … Continue reading

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David Sanford: Events

This has been a busy year for David Sanford, with performances happening all over the United States. October 2010, the Pittsburgh Collective performed at the American Academy in Rome’s 2nd Annual Cabaret Benefit at the Angel Orensanz Center in New … Continue reading

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Scherzo Grosso

By David Sanford | For Solo Cello and Orchestra | 26′ Continue reading

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Blues in A Minor – UCCELLO COLLECTION

By John Lewis | Arranged for Two Cellos by David Sanford | 7′ Continue reading

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Meeting of the Spirits – UCCELLO COLLECTION

By John McLaughlin | Arranged for Five Cellos by David Sanford | 8′ Continue reading

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Blood Count – UCCELLO COLLECTION

By Billy Strayhorn | Arranged for Four Cellos by David Sanford | 7′ Continue reading

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W.R.U. – UCCELLO COLLECTION

By Ornette Coleman | Arranged for Five Cellos by David Sanford | 4′ Continue reading

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Haitian Fight Song – UCCELLO COLLECTION

By Charles Mingus | Arranged for Eight Cellos by David Sanford | 8′ Continue reading

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Half Nelson – UCCELLO COLLECTION

By Miles Davis | Arranged for Eight Cellos by David Sanford | 3′ Continue reading

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Liza – UCCELLO COLLECTION

By George Gershwin | Arranged for Four Cellos by David Sanford | 3′ Continue reading

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Triptych – UCCELLO COLLECTION

By David Sanford| For Eight Cellos | 5′ Continue reading

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Seventh Avenue Kaddish

By David Sanford | For Solo Cello | 7′ Continue reading

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22 Part 1

By David Sanford | For Cello and Piano | 12′ Continue reading

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