CD Releases

NEXUS at Fifty: PART 22: 2003

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AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION   In 2003 we commissioned a new work from the distinguished Canadian composer Christos Hatzis, thanks to a Laidlaw Foundation grant. We premiered his piece “Four rituals for Percussion Quintet, Chorus and Audience in Dec.2004 in Toronto, and you can hear a 2005 performance at the Baie des Chaleurs Chamber Music Festival in Dalhousie,… Read more »

NEXUS at Fifty: PART 21: 2002

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WHEN KRONOS MET NEXUS   The Globe & Mail: “Thirty years ago, 2 ensembles were born – one American, one Canadian – as avant-garde music moved its locus of operation from Europe to North American. The Kronos Quartet from San Francisco soon became one of the leading new-music ensembles in the world…At almost exactly the same… Read more »

NEXUS at Fifty: PART 19: 2000

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GARDEN OF SOUNDS In February we released our album with clarinetist Richard Stoltzman entitled “Garden of Sounds” on the BIS label. We had recorded it with Richard the previous year at CBC Toronto. Ray Dillard and Bill Cahn were the producers, Mark Wright the recording engineer. The cover painting is Garden Shadows by our late… Read more »

Steve Reich

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STEVE REICH, a new album from Nexus and Sō Percussion, is released on Bandcamp today (Friday, June 4, 2021) as a Digital Album and Limited Edition Compact Disc. 

Requiem is Released

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NEXUS with the TorQ Percussion Quartet with Special Guest vocalists Lindsay Kesselman and Cory Knight

EXCITING NEWS! Our new HOME album is launched!

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EXCITING NEWS! Our newest CD entitled “Home” is just released! The album takes its name from the lovely “Home Trilogy” written for NEXUS by Michael Burritt.  Michael is featured on the album as guest artist, performing in the “Home Trilogy” and also in Bill Cahn’s “The Crystal Cabinet”, and conducting our performance of Libby Larsen’s… Read more »

NEW CD – CHIAROSCURO with NEXUS and PRANA

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We are delighted to announce CHIAROSCURO and tell you a bit about it. In 2014 Garry invited Baird Hersey to his studio to show him a new instrument that he had built. Two years later the result of that meeting is a new recording, Chiaroscuro. The album is a suite of pieces which combines ancient,… Read more »

Our new John Cage album is HERE!

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The newest NEXUS CD was released today. IT SOUNDS GREAT! For the next few weeks it’s only available directly from NEXUS by emailing billcahn@aol.com. (The price is (US) $12.00 plus postage.)

WINGS – Nexus Records 10915

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NEXUS – WINGS Nexus Records 10915 A Song of Circles and Triangles –Toru Takemitsu, arr. by Robin Engelman Sakura (Cherry Blossoms – Traditional) – Toru Takemitsu, arr. by Robin Engelman Just Sing – Bill Cahn

DRUMTALKER – Nexus Records 10713

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NEXUS – DRUMTALKER Nexus Records 10713 The Invisible Proverb (2002) by Russell Hartenberger 1. Okarche 2. Drumtalker 3. Darkwater 4. Sky Ghost

LULLABY – Nexus Records 10612

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with marimbist Leigh Howard Stevens Nexus Records 10612 Lullaby for Esmé – Robin Engelman (13:08) Bob Becker, solo steel pans Recorded in Burton Auditorium, York University(^) Nocturnal – Jo Kondo (15:13)

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