New Mexico Landscapes (6 movements)
Instrumentation: Flute, Piano, Percussion, Voice, Guitar, Electronic Tape
Duration: 36'16" | AUDIO
Musical settings inspired by 6 places in New Mexico. Performance includes use of
projected original images to accompany each movement.
North Marble Island
Instrumentation: 3 French Horns, 3 Narrators | Duration: 6'00"
Musical description of an island bird sanctuary in Glacier Bay, Alaska,
preceded by narration of an original poem.
Rhythm Sextet (3 movements)
Instrumentation: Flute, Clarinet, Piano, Violin, Cello, Percussion | Duration: 18'24"
Commissioned by 20th Century Unlimited. Premiered by the California Ear Unit in 2000.
The Dragon Awakes
Instrumentation: Piano, Cello, Audience Participation | Duration: 14'32" | AUDIO
Musical rendering of a dragon waking from slumber and eventually flying from its cave.
Includes significant audience participation.
The Man Who Couldn't Stop Dancing
Instrumentation: Narrator, Oboe, Bassoon, Trumpet, Percussion, Violin, Viola, Cello, Double Bass
Duration: 26'39" | AUDIO
Traditional New Mexican folk tale set to music. Full of colorful characters and magic.
“Jamie’s music is fresh, rich and has a depth that makes his compositions a really wonderful trip, truly special. Double Variations for Bass Trombone and Percussion is a unique and fantastic addition to the repertoire. You can hear the refined and detailed process where he captures the essence and shows the many colors of the modern bass trombone in the most beautiful, musical and elegant way.”
- Angel Subero
Bass Trombonist for the Boston Philharmonic and Boston Pops Orchestras.
Maka Canchega (percussion concerto)
Inspired by the ancient Sioux legend of Black Elk
Tema de pascua (concerto for harp and quena)
Features solo harp and quena (Andean vertical flute).
A Wedding Toast
Instrumentation: SATB Speech Choir | Duration: 3'30"
Humorous setting for speech choir of a scene from The Pickwick Papers, by Charles Dickens
Dance With Shadows
Instrumentation: Voice, Piano | Duration: 4'50"
Setting of a poem by Kathy Walker
Instrumentation: SA, Piano, Cello | Duration: 3'19"
Setting of a poem by Thomas Middleton
Coeur de Lion
Community Opera loosely based on legends surrounding the life of Richard the Lionhearted. Includes audience singing of a simple melody attributed to him.
Downloadable score is of opening scene only.
Various pedagogical pieces
Available on demand. Send email via contact page for inquiries and full listing.
Scripts and songs available on demand. Send email via contact page for inquiries.
How a big boom impacts a small town
Too Big to Fail, Too Small to Matter
Explores characters and motivations that led to the 2008 financial crisis.