MATANZAS

Neil Leonard - composition, alto saxophone, electronics, field recordings

The compositions were created during a Robert Rauschenberg Foundation Residency in Captiva, Florida in 2016 with field recordings from Cuba made in 2016 for the installation "Matanzas Sound Map" created for documenta 14. Released June, 2017.

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12" vinyl disk and download.  

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Live recording of concert by Amnon Wolman and Neil Leonard at Experimental Intermedia Foundation, NYC, December 2016.

Released September 9, 2017 

 

Amnon Wolman: composition, live electronics.

Neil Leonard: saxophone 

John Ashbery: A Man of Words, Fear of Death (used with permission.)

 Mil Maneras 
Featuring Oren Fader

Mesmerizing grooves, ethereal electronic sounds and virtuoso guitar performances by Oren Fader. Mil Maneras (2014) is now available on cdbaby and iTunes

Mil Maneras (Excerpt 1) - Neil Leonard
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Mil Maneras (Excerpt 2) - Neil Leonard
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For Kounellis 

Meditative, evocative electronic music created for a performance on Mount Vesuvius, Naples featuring samples from Kounellis' sculptures, local voices and soprano saxophone. For Kounellis (2014) is now available on cdbaby and iTunes.

For Kounellis (Excerpt 1) - Neil Leonard
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For Kounellis (Excerpt 2) - Neil Leonard
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Marcels Window

My CD, Marcel's Window (2011) is available on CDBaby and on iTunes. The band is stellar and the compositions were written for premieres in the Paul Robeson Home and the Philadelphia Art Museum. 

Neil Leonard - woodwinds/compositions

Tom Lawton - piano (Dave Douglas, Don Byron)

Lee Smith - bass (Mongo Santamaria, Cedar Walton, Roberta Flack)

Craig McIver - drums (Max Roach M-Boom, Odean Pope)

Marcels Window (Excerpt) - Neil Leonaes
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Timaeus

Timaeus (2001) is available at cdbaby and on iTunes

 

"If anyone can 'in-soulmate' the computer in a manner which integrates it beautifully and subtly with the heart and soul of the human artist, that person is Neil Leonard, and this CD is the realization of this worthy goal." 

- George Russell

Timaeus (Excerpt) - Neil Leonard
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