Vortex: The Music of Dana Wilson
It is quite appropriate this recording is entitled Vortex. Just like the title work, the compositions of Dana Wilson will capture and engulf the listener. Wilson's music can be jazzy, highly rhythmic or evocative and inquisitive, but you will be drawn into it. The title work is a captivating excursion requiring a team effort by piano and wind ensemble. Strong playing by the Ithaca College Wind Ensemble brings out the best in this recording. --Bandworld January March 2004 The Ithaca Wind Ensemble bring to life the outstanding works of staff composer, Dana Wilson. Dana's music is fresh, somewhat jazz oriented, but never boring. These pieces display the vast and varied talents of Dana. All of this music is fun to perform and even more fun to listen to. You and your audiences will win with this CD.