RECORDINGS

Lou Harrison: Scenes from Cavafy

Contemporary music for gamelan by the great American composer Lou Harrison.
Performed by Gamelan Pacifica, Jarrad Powell, artistic director

with John Duykers, voice; Adrienne Varner, piano; Jessika Kenney, voice; Gamelan Pacifica Chorus; Gamelan Pacifica, Jarrad Powell, artistic director

This is the world-premiere recording of three major works in authoritative performances by Gamelan Pacifica, which had a long association with the composer, performing and giving the Northwest premieres of all his major works for gamelan.

This CD was released in 2010 by New World Records. Recordings available from Amazon and other web outlets. Also available in record stores and on iTunes.

Trance Gong
New music for extended gong/chime percussion orchestra
Performed by Gamelan Pacifica
Directed by Jarrad Powell

Includes works by John Cage, Jon Keliehor, Jeff Morris, and Jarrad Powell, plus two collaborative compositions by Signy Jakobsdottir, Jon Keliehor, Tom Fallat, and Jarrad Powell.

This CD was originally released in 1994 by What Next? Recordings. The CD is currently out of print. Downloads available from Amazon and from CD Baby. Also available on iTunes. More info

Stonehouse Songs by Jarrad Powell

This new release by composer Jarrad Powell is a record that defies categorization. With vocals by Jessika Kenney and some of Seattle's best instrumental performers including Eyvind Kang. Jessika Kenney (vocals, sruti box), Eyvind Kang (viola), Adam Diller (clarinet), Annie Lewandowski (accordion), Tom Swafford (vioin), Jarrad Powell (metharmonium, spoken voice), Stephen Fandrich (vocal)

Gamelan Instrumentation: Jesse Snyder (gender), Julija Gelazis (siter), Michelle Doiron (slenthem), Stephanie Helm (slenthem), Jarrad Powell (gambang & kendhang), Stephen Fandrich (ketuk & kenong), Stephen Parris (kempul & gong)

This CD was released in 2007 by Present Sounds Recordings. Recordings available from Amazon and from CD Baby. Also available on iTunes.