Staff Picks of the Week!

This week for our picks we chose the top five albums that influenced/inspired us. Have a look!

Mrs. Ayers

Mozart Clarinet Concerto & Quintet – Martin Fröst
Birth of the Cool – Miles Davis
The Atomic Mr. Basie – Count Basie & The Count Basie Orchestra
Now He Sings, Now He Sobs – Chick Corea
Carnaval – Eastman Wind Ensemble & Wynton Marsalis

Mr. Martin

Classic Brass- Grimethorpe Colliery Band
Blue Light, Red Light- Harry Connick
August and Everything After-Counting Crows
Beautiful Freak- Eels

Mr. Ward
I couldn’t narrow it down to five…

1. Gordon Lightfoot- Summertime Dream
2. Joachim Schaefer- Barocco Concertante
3. Johnny Cash- American III
4. Hammerfall- Glory to the Brave
5. Tyr- Eric the Red
6. Alison Balsom- Bach works for Trumpet
7. Amon Amarth- Twilight of the Thunder Gods
8. The Lord of the Rings soundtrack- Howard Shore
9. Antonio Vivaldi- The Four Seasons
10. Red Hot Chili Peppers- Stadium Arcadium

Ms. Worman

That’s It- Preservation Hall Jazz Band
Myles Davis- Plays the Classic Ballads
Bonerama-Bonerama plays Zepplin
Stan Kenton- Kenton 76
The Band- Last Waltz

Happy Friday!

Happy Friday everyone! There are some great concerts to stream this weekend. Have a look, and have great weekend!

May 22
The Metropolitan Opera: Mozart’s Don Giovanni
Time: 7:30 p.m. ET

New World Symphony Fellows: Live From Our Living Rooms
Time: 7 p.m. ET

May 23
The Violin Channel Live
– Pianist Christopher Park: 1 p.m. ET

May 24
Yo-Yo Ma plays Bach’s Cello Suites
Time: 3 p.. ET