“Artistry” marks the latest release from acclaimed Local 47 composer Kevin Kaska. Boasting an amazing jazz orchestra of Los Angeles’s finest musicians and featuring the stellar trumpet playing of Arturo Sandoval, this entire album sings from beginning to end.
Recorded on Jan. 9-10 and 29, and Feb. 25, 2017 in Studio A & B at United Recording in Hollywood, the album was produced by Wayne Bergeron and Gary Grant, with associate producer Michael Valerio. All music was orchestrated, arranged, and conducted by Kaska, who also served as executive producer.
One of America’s leading young musical talents, Kaska’s orchestral compositions, arrangements, and orchestrations have been played by over 50 symphony orchestras worldwide, including the Boston Pops Orchestra with John Williams and Keith Lockhart. His work can also be heard on motion picture scores by John Debney and Hans Zimmer.
“Artistry” is available on CD Baby, iTunes, and Amazon. For more info visit kevinkaska.com.
Kevin Kaska ‘Artistry’ Orchestra
Dan Higgins, lead
Wayne Bergeron, lead
Alex Iles, lead
Andrew Bain, lead
Amy Jo Rhine
Flute, Clarinet, Bass Clarinet
Belinda Broughton, concertmaster
Shawn Mann, principal
Dennis Karmazyn, principal
Helen Z. Altenbach
Oboe, English Horn
Piano, Hammond B3, Fender Rhodes
Jazz Upright/Electric Bass
Andy Sanesi, lead