Michael Vincent Waller’s Trajectories is the second album released on Recital label based in LA. His music has been praised for its sincerity and emotional subtly. This pairing of R. Andrew Lee and Seth Parker Woods, will be the chamber debut of Lee, after an illustrious career releasing twelve solo piano albums focused on new minimalism, on the label Irritable Hedgehog. Woods has been rising star, now based in Chicago, with his critically acclaimed debut recording asingleordisnoteenough.
“Waller plays a dangerous game. His compositions are everything modern composed music shouldn’t be viewed from the Boulez paradigm. But so what?” – Vital Weekly, No. 983
ABOUT MICHAEL VINCENT WALLER
Michael Vincent Waller is an American composer based in New York City. His music has been described as lyrical and introspective, drawing inspiration from impressionism, post-minimalism and world music. Waller's practice has been cultivated through private study with La Monte Young, Bunita Marcus, and with Elizabeth Hoffman as an undergrad at NYU. He has since collaborated with a number of noted soloists and ensembles including S.E.M. Ensemble, Ensemble Dedalus, String Noise, and members of the FLUX Quartet.
ABOUT R. ANDREW LEE
Pianist R. Andrew Lee is renowned for his performances of minimalist work. He has released 12 albums, predominantly long-form piano recordings, on his label Irritable Hedgehog — including November by Dennis Johnson, which was selected by Time Out New York as the best classical recording of 2013.
ABOUT SETH PARKER WOODS
Cellist Seth Parker Woods has established a diverse career that straddles the worlds of classical, contemporary, electronics and performance art. He worked with artists ranging from Heinz Holliger, G.F. Haas, and Klaus Lang to Peter Gabriel, Sting, and Aldo Tambellini.