CD review: Twelve by the Moon-dial (Clarinet & Saxophone, Summer 2010)
CD review: Twelve by the Moon-dial (The Clarinet, June 2009)
review: Foliage (Clarinet & Saxophone, Summer
Riverdale Ensemble's interpretation... is nothing less than stunning, a
simply astonishing performance... superb balance and pacing... amazing
both in terms of balance and sonic quality..."
a trio of elegant talent... warm tone... exhibiting delicacy of shading
and phrasing... A real winner in every sense..."
ensemble, whose three excellent musicians always present interesting repertoire
that has been well prepared, is well worth getting to know."
cd… is a wonderful addition to any chamber music collection… would make
for a wonderful evening."
you can't please everyone, not that you would necessarily want to.
Here's the top ten list of... ah... interesting comments about us and our
concerts. We thank the people quoted below for giving us extra incentive.
Names have been withheld to protect the... well, you supply the adjective.
10. "You're the people
who play all that English stuff?"
9. "I don't know how
you can stand all that dissonance."
8. "Was there something
wrong with the piano?"
7. "The clarinet was
a quarter tone sharp."
6. "Some people think
your tone is kinda
5. "It's not possible
to be both an instrument maker and a player."
4. "I can't imagine
either of you playing the really heavy repertoire."
3. "I only play with
people who have the potential to go somewhere."
2. "... your Walter
Mitty playing ambitions..."
and (drum roll, please):
1. "Why don't you get
a real job?"