Song from the Road is a duo for bass and tenor saxophone. It includes microtonal elements and extended timbral techniques; the initial bass melody was transcribed from the sound of an unpaved road singing under the car's tires. I've also recorded a version with sax and bassoon.
The Past is a piece written for soprano sax and accordion with SoftStep triggered samples of hissing and crackling from various eras of human technology (fire, record players, granular synthesis). It accompanies a video made on Super 8mm black-and-white Tri-X reversal film, which was processed by hand to achieve a damaged look.
The Mother Is Infinitely Strong, a three-movement work, provides a twelve-piece chamber setting for Jamaica Kincaid's poem "Girl" (© 1978 Jamaica Kincaid).
Trading Birds is a trio originally written for piano, flute, and soprano voice, but it is adaptable to a variety of instrumentations. While the first movement is thorough-composed in traditional notation, the second movement is a graphic score.