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A Few Kites / Kozar

Release Date: 07/10/2020 
Label:  New Focus   Catalog #: 262  
Number of Discs: 1 
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Trumpeter Andy Kozar (loadbang) releases "A Few Kites," a collection of electro-acoustic works written for him that reflect the diversity in this essential medium. Featuring works by Paula Matthusen, Ken Ueno, Quinn Collins, Scott Worthington, Jeffrey Gavett, Heather Stebbins, Eve Beglarian, and Tyler Harrison, Kozar's versatility and virtuosity is in consistent display across this engaging release. A native of Pittsburgh, Andy Kozar is a New York City based trumpeter, improviser, composer and educator that has been called a 'star soloist' by TimeOutNY, noted for his 'precise trumpeting' by New York Classical Review and has been said to be ‘agile as he navigated leaps and slurs with grace...he shifted between lyricism and Read more aggression deftly’ by the International Trumpet Guild Journal. A strong advocate of contemporary music, he is a founding member of the contemporary music quartet loadbang which has been called ‘inventive’ by the New York Times, ‘cultivated’ by The New Yorker, and ‘a formidable new-music force’ by TimeOutNY. Read less

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