CD Releases

RUNE – Nexus Records 10511

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NEXUS plays the Music of Hawkins, Tenney and Mather A new recording featuring three major works, all commissioned by and composed for Canada’s premier percussion group NEXUS by award-winning Canadian composers John Hawkins, James Tenney and Bruce Mather. Dance Variations(20:55) John Hawkins I (1:46)

NEXUS MEETS PETER SADLO – Vol 1 – Koch 3-1557-2

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Koch International Classics – 3-1557-2 Marubatoo (13:29) John Wyre Fra Fra (5:31) NEXUS Mbira (5:49) NEXUS Remembrance (10:33) Robin Engelman 5-10 – Solo works for percussion performed by Peter Sadlo

TOCCATA – Nexus Records 10410

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a live recording celebrating NEXUS’ 25th Anniversary season 1. Kichari (14:56) NEXUS Recorded in Studio 10, DeutschlandRadio, Berlin, Germany on October 6, 1995. Recorded live for radio broadcast with a studio audience. Recording Engineer: Hans Martin

VOICES – Nexus Records 10317

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Nexus Records 10317 Music For Percussion and Symphony Orchestra NEXUS with The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra Peter Bay, conducting Connexus by John Wyre (20:30)

ORIGINS – Nexus Records 10295

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Nexus Records 10295 Live Improvisations This recording is a vivid reproduction of the kind of spontaneous, unrehearsed improvisation that can be experienced at a live NEXUS concert. The music on this disc was recorded directly from the studio floor to two track digital tape. Balance and mix were monitored and controlled in real time with… Read more »

DANCE OF THE OCTOPUS – NEXUS with Judy Loman – CBC 2-1037

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CBC 2-1037 1 – Palta (7:13) Bob Becker 2-4 – Red Norvo Suite (13:16) Red Norvo, arr. William Cahn 5 – In Ancient Temple Gardens (13:55) William Cahn 6 – Fra Fra (5:59) arr. NEXUS 7 – African Funeral Song (4:38) arr. NEXUS 8-9 – Annexus (17:04) Milton Barnes

RAGTIME CONCERT – Nexus Records 10284

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Featuring Bob Becker, Xylophone Soloist Bob Becker, Bill Cahn, Michael Craden, Robin Engelman, Russell Hartenberger, John Wyre Triplets (2:27) G.H. Green/Becker Cross Corners (3:54) G.H. Green/Becker The Whistler (2:05) G.H. Green/Becker Nola (3:34) F. Arndt/Green & Cahn

THE ALTITUDE OF THE SUN – NEXUS with Paul Horn – Black Sun Records 15002-2

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NEXUS with Paul Horn, flutes and alto sax

This album was recorded in 1975. Through inspired improvisations, NEXUS and Paul Horn created an emotionally potent and stylistically diverse album that colorfully merged strong, earthy rhythms with cultural influences from South America, Africa, India, Tibet and the U.S.A.

* 1-8 – Paul Horn with Egberto Gismonti

Track 9 begins tracks with NEXUS

Out of Print Early NEXUS LP’s & CD’s

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Paul Horn and Nexus (Epic KE33561) 1975 Nexus Ragtime Concert (Umbrella 002) 1976 Music of Nexus (NE 01) 1978 Under the Umbrella (CP 2/11) 1981 Changes (NE 05) 1982 Nexus & Earle Birney, vol. I-III (WRC1-2258, 2259 & 2260) 1982 The Best of Nexus (Nexus Records 10251) 1976-1986 NEXUS Now (Nexus Records 10262) 1989