Bus Stop Rag, Russ Carere


Works reviewed: 
Concerto for Flute and Harp, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Petite Suite, Ira Kraemer
Homage to Gershwin (1993), Allen Sigel
Bus Stop Rag, Russ Carere
Buffalo News
Buffalo, NY
Apr 29 1994
Kenneth Young

THE ART OF the '90s has become the art of survival for many of the so-called "culturals," as financial resources are spread thin. So we have the Amherst Saxophone Quartet playing Bach and Mozart over the sound of clinking dinnerware and noisy patrons in a downtown restaurant. A little sad that - and small wonder that some of the performance reflected the less than ideal circumstances. Read more »

Carere, Russ

1955 —

Russ Carere has written thirteen works for the ASQ, and has recently released a solo CD of his original light jazz compositions. He has been a permanent member of the Amherst Saxophone Quartet since 1990, has been associated with the Quartet since 1982. Russ began playing saxophone in the third grade and soon afterwards added the clarinet, flute and guitar. Soon after high school he began performing in professional theatre and musicals. While attending SUNY at Fredonia he toured Poland with the Fredonia State Jazz ensemble. Read more »

Bus Stop Rag, Russ Carere

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