Richard Nunemaker

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Richard's Latest CD

 

The Louisville Project
"Nunemaker's bass clarinet playing here is simply breathtaking...we heartily recommend this CD."
- New Music Connoisseur

Richard Nunemaker's newest release, The Louisville Project is another joint release with Houston's super pianist / composer / producer Paul English that was commissioned by Richard Nunemaker and premiered by Nunemaker in performances in Louisville, Kentucky and Chicago, Illinois with the composers present. This CD was recorded in Louisville, Kentucky immediately following performance on the campus of the University of Louisville features the music of M. William Karlins, Jody Rockmaker, Marc Satterwhite and Meira Warshauer.

You can order this CD now at the AUR website.

Discography


"The Louisville Project "
The Louisville Project is dedicated to the memory of M. William Karlins, an artist, teacher and human being of the first order. We all are so fortunate to have had our lives touched by Bill. We salute you and cherish your memory.

The Louisville Project is music that was commissioned by Richard Nunemaker and premiered by Nunemaker in performances in Louisville, Kentucky and Chicago, Illinois with the composers present. This CD was recorded in Louisville, Kentucky immediately following performance on the campus of the University of Louisville and is another example of new music by some of America’s finest composers.


"Between Silence and Darkness"
Richard Nunemaker, saxophonist with the Houston Symphony Orchestra teams up with super bassist Bill Black of the Houston Symphony Orchestra, and Houston Symphony Orchestra pianist Scott Holshouser to perform an engaging repertoire of exciting new music for saxophone and double bass, with a special blend of Latino, Jazz, and Classical overtones "?QUE?" by Reynaldo Ochoa, "Sonata for Alto Saxophone and Double Bass" by Robert Nelson, and "Between Silence and Darkness" by 2002 Emmy Award Composer Lynette Westendorf," as well as an original and unique interpretation of John Harbison's "San Antonio" for saxophone and piano. This is a CD produced by world class and original thinking 21st century musicians -- a MUST for your CD library!

"Magical Place of My Dreams"
Clarinetist Richard Nunemaker of the Houston Symphony Orchestra performs the music of Steve Reich (produced by Paul English), John Eaton, Jody Rockmaker, Ray Dillard, Janice Misurell-Mitchell and Daniel Kramlich. Music for various clarinets and various instruments.

"Multiplicities"
Richard Nunemaker performs the music of Jody Rockmaker (solo clarinet), David Colson (clarinet, piano and percussion), John Anthony Lennon (clarinet and piano) and Richard Lavenda (clarinet and the T’ang String Quartet).

"...Nunemaker is particularly stellar. He displays effortless control of the many 20th Century techniques required by these compositions while still maintaining beauty of tone and natural ease of expression." "...a presentation of four excellent pieces of contemporary clarinet music which deserve to be heard and performed often." -- The Clarinet, September 1999

Nunemaker: "Vibrant and alive"...(Nunemaker's) musicianship quite alive and daring" -- The New Music Connoisseur, Spring 1999

"Golden Petals "
Golden Petals features Richard Nunemaker on saxophone, clarinet, and bass clarinet performing music he commissioned. This recording, and Nunemaker's collaboration with composers Paul English, William Thomas McKinley, and Janice Misurell- Mitchell exemplifies the high caliber and diversity of American music today. The large-scale title work is completely new as are The Saxophone, a chamber-sized piece, and Alone Together, a duo. Stravinsky's Ebony Concerto and Artie Shaw's Clarinet Concerto have been given new sonorities through re-orchestration for clarinet and computer-assisted synthesizers, by jazz pianist Paul English.

"Continuum Percussion Quartet "

WORKS BY
John Cage, Lou Harrison, Christopher Rouse, Eugene Kurtz, Irwin Bazelon and J. Verplanck


Links of Interest


AFM Houston
Clarinet Xpress
Discount Reed Company
Dorn Publications
Fleming Repair
Foundation for Modern Music
Gregory Smith
Houston Tuesday Musical Club
International Clarinet Association
ICSOM
KUHF Houston Public Radio
Lisa's Clarinet Shop
Musiqa Inc
Silverstein Works
Silverstein Works / Portfolio
SugarHill Studios
Timothy Clark
University of St. Thomas
Van Cot
World Clarinet Alliance

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