Selected Works

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Short and Suite for alto flute (2018) 6 mins. 
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Brooklyn New Music Collective commission

Topics in American History (2016) 70 mins. 
mixed chamber jazz ensemble (for Jentsch Group No Net) 
Chamber Music America’s 2015 New Jazz Works Program / Doris Duke Charitable Foundation 

This With That (2015) 60 mins.
co-composed by Chris Jentsch and John Bacon 
semi-aleatoric movements for two mixed chamber quartets 
NY State Council on the Arts Composer Commission  

30 Minutes for Guitar, Double Bass, Drums, and Tape (2015) 30 mins.
elec gtr, db, drms, tape  
transcription 
21st Century Schizoid Music commission 

Moods and Moments - 15 guitar duets (2013) 35 mins. 
2 gtrs 
Donald Knutson Memorial Faculty Development Fund 

Three Moods for Electric Guitar and Orchestra (2013) 18 mins.
high school orchestra 
American Composers Forum / Jerome Foundation commission

Jentsch Group No Net 2012 (2012) 60 mins. 
mixed chamber jazz ensemble (for Jentsch Group No Net) 
NY State Council on the Arts Composer Commission  
Ucross Foundation  
Composer Assistance Program of New Music USA 

Just Lost, When I Was Saved! (2009) 5 min. 
S, a fl, trb, vln 
(text by Emily Dickinson) 
Brooklyn Conservatory Commission 

Cycles Suite featuring Mike Kaupa (2007) 76 mins.
5 sax, 4 tpt, 4 trb, pno, db, elec gtr, drs 
NY State Council on the Arts Composer Commission 
Ucross Foundation 

30 Minutes for Guitar, Double Bass, Drums, and Tape (2015) 30 min.
elec gtr, drms, tape 
21st Century Schizoid Music commission

Our Daily Dread (2005)  7 min.
5 sax, 4 tpt, 4 trb, pno (opt),db, elec gtr, drs

Brooklyn Suite (2005) 45 min. 
5 sax, 4 tpt, 4 trb, db, elec gtr, drs 
American Composers Forum Composers Commissioning Program 
Composers Assistance Program of the American Music Center 

Imagining the Mirror (2003) 11 min. 
5 sax, 4 tpt, 4 trb, pno, db, elec gtr, drs 

Tatoo by Rehearsal Light (2002) 4 min. 
ten sax, trb, tba, elec gtr, drs 

See You in Bali (2002) 9 min. 
5 sax, 4 tpt, 4 trb, pno, db, elec gtr, drs 
bar sax feature 

Shards Into the Ether (2001) 7 min. 
string quartet, fl, elec gtr, db, drs 
21st Century Schizoid Music commission

The Voice for String Quartet (2001) 21 min. 
string quartet 
Composers Assistance Program of the American Music Center 

Miami Suite (1999) 35 min. 
S, 5 sax, 4 tpt, 4 trb, pno, db, elec gtr, drs 

Baby, Take Your Cleats Off (1999) 9 min. 
5 sax, 4 tpt, 4 trb, pno, db, elec gtr,drs 
bs trb feature 

You Shouldn't Have (1999) 6 min. 
5 sax, 4 tpt, 4 trb, pno, db, elec gtr, drs 
trb feature (HS/college) 

Two Songs: I. Jagged Hands II. UNknOwn SOLItude (1997) 7 min. 
S, pno 
transcription 
The Commission Project 
Meet the Composer 

Two Songs: I. Jagged Hands II. UNknOwn SOLItude (1996) 7 min. 
S, studio orchestra 
high school 
The Commission Project 
Meet the Composer 

The Baroness and the Gargoyle (1996) 8 min. 
5 sax, 4 tpt, 4 trb, pno, db, elec gtr, drs 
high school (older) 
The Commission Project 
Meet the Composer 

Building Castles (1996) 7 min. 
5 sax, 4 tpt, 4 trb, pno, db, elec gtr, drs 
high school (younger) 
The Commission Project 
Meet the Composer 

In the Maelstrom (1995) 11 min. 
perc ens, concert band 
pro ensemble with HS concert band 
Maelstrom Percussion Ensemble commission 

Duologue (1995) 3 min. 
2 tpt 

Canon (1995) 2 min. 
2 tpt 

Cascades (1994) 7 min. 
5 sax, 4 tpt, 4 trb, pno, db, elec gtr, drs 
high school 
Penfield Commission Project 

Our Daily Dread (1994) 8 min. 
3 sax, 2 tpt, 2 trb, tba, pno, elec gtr, db, drs 

The Waning Voice (1993) 7 min. 
jazz nonet 
bs trb feature 

Open the Bombay Doors (1993) 10 min. 
elec gtr, pno, db, drs, computer 

Blue Schist (1992) 10 min. 
5 sax, 4 tpt, 4 trb, pno, db, elec gtr, drs 

Flow Chart (1992) 10 min. 
studio orchestra 

The Place That Never Leaves You (1991) 7 min. 
5 sax, 4 tpt, 4 trb, pno,db, elec gtr, drs 

Exploring the Planet (1991) 7 min. 
jazz nonet 

Numerous jazz tunes (1987-present) 
in lead sheet form