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Southern Oregon University Percussion Ensembles, Terry Longshore, director

La Alma del Árbol (The Soul of the Tree)

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Graphic Design by Gregory Martin, SOU Graphic Artist

Featuring:

La Alma del Árbol, la Resonancie de una Rama (The Soul of the Tree; the Resonance of a Branch) by Chris Burton Jácome (premiere)

Performed by: Chris Burton Jácome, flamenco guitar; Terry Longshore, cajón; Compás: Brian Banegas, Reed Bentley, Donny Murrell, Talor Wood, marimbas.

Listen to excerpt of "La Alma"


Amaxoxo/Rainforest by Alport Mhlanga/Musasa Marimba Ensemble

Performed by: SOU Percussion Ensemble: Lindsay Campbell, Daniel Freiberg, Dan Machen, Kayla McDonald, Sean Muir, Ian Nau, Taylor Wood, marimbas; Ryan Güt, hosho.

Listen to excerpt of "Amoxoxo/Rainforest"


Vespertine Formations by Christopher Deane

Performed by: Compás: Brian Banegas, Ryan Güt, Donny Murrell, Taylor Wood, marimbas.

Listen to excerpt of "Vespertine Formations"


Omphalo Centric Lecture by Nigel Westlake

Performed by: Compás: Brian Banegas, marimba/splash cymbal; Reed Bentley, marimba/log drum; Donny Murrell, marimba; Taylor Wood, marimba/shaker.

Listen to excerpt of "Omphalo Centric Lecture"


A Maroon Hog's Rebel Frog by Bryan Jeffs (premiere)

Performed by: SOU Percussion Ensemble: Bryan Jeffs, xylophone; Terry Longshore, Kayla McDonald, vibraphones; Jordan Levelle, Seth Neal, Nick Temple, marimbas; Sean Muir, bass marimba; Daniel Freiberg, bass guitar; John Johns, percussion; Sean Siders, drum set.  Solos: Terry Longshore, vibraphone; Bryan Jeffs, xylophone.

Listen to excerpt of "Maroon Hog"


Apple Blossom by Peter Garland

Performed by: SOU Percussion Ensemble: Brian Banegas, Daniel Freiberg, Ryan Güt, Bryan Jeffs, Terry Longshore, Dan Machen, Kayla McDonald, Sean Muir, Donny Murrell, Ian Nau, Sean Siders, Josh Smith, Taylor Wood, marimbas

Listen to excerpt of "Apple Blossom"