Kyle received a brief mention as one of the “new generation of arrangers” in Angelo Leonardi’s review of Gil Evans Orchestra: Hidden Treasures - Monday Night Sessions, Vol 1 for All About Jazz Italia.
Kyle’s a foundation of sand. will premiere this week with TURNmusic performances in Burlington, VT (The FlynnSpace) and Stowe, VT (The Rusty Nail Stage). Also on the program is Sarah Kirkland Snider’s incredible song cycle Penelope, featuring soprano Mary Bonhag.
Anne Decker, conductor | Stefanie Weigand, voice | Hilary Goldblatt, alto flute | Dan Liptak, bass clarinet | Matt LaRocca, electric guitar | Kyle Saulnier, acoustic bass | Nicola Cannizzaro, cajon | Brooke Quiggins Saulnier, violin | Elizabeth Reid, viola | John Dunlop, cello
10.07 - Jane Kittredge’s Playing for Good (Lincoln, VT)
10.14 - Russ Kaplan’s Broadway Jazz Session (New York, NY)
10.20 - Champlain Philharmonic Orchestra (Poultney, VT)
10.21 - Champlain Philharmonic Orchestra (Middlebury, VT)
Felipe Salles’ Interconnections Ensemble’s The Lullaby Project releases today, 09.21.2018 on Tapestry Records. This incredible large ensemble record was assistant-produced by Kyle, and features powerful, forward-looking music performed by a tremendous band.
Russ Kaplan's Broadway Jazz Session
The Green Room 42
570 10th Ave | Manhattan
7pm | tickets
feat. Kyle on baritone saxophone, tenor saxophone, and flute
Official Press Release:
Russ Kaplan - composer of In Transit - and his ferocious 8-piece band return to Green Room 42 for their bi-monthly series Russ Kaplan's Broadway Jazz Session. Along with all-star guest vocalists Telly Leung (Aladdin) and Joanna Alexis Jones (Hamilton), Kaplan and friends ransack the Broadway songbook for radical twists on your favorite showtunes, from Hello Dolly to The Band's Visit and everything in between. Russ Kaplan's Broadway Jazz Session offers, swingin, funky and soulful takes on songs you only THINK you know!
Brian Adler - Percussion
Eric Biondo - Trumpet
Moppa Elliott - Bass
Tom Gavin - Guitar
Russ Kaplan - Piano
Christof Knoche - Alto Sax, Bass Clarinet, Flute
Kyle Saulnier - Baritone & Tenor Sax, Flute
Wayan Zoey - Drums
This Friday (05.18), TURNmusic will premiere Kyle's newest composition, a foundation of sand., as part of the New Music Gathering in Boston, MA. For those in Vermont, there will be an open rehearsal of the work on Wednesday (05.16).
Axel's Gallery, Waterbury
New Music Gathering
Boston Conservatory @ Berklee
Vermont's TURNmusic will be premiering Kyle's string quartet at the edge of a world not unlike our own. later this month.
- Friday, September 15th, 2017 - the Green Mountain Club | Waterbury, VT (8pm)
- Saturday, September 16th, 2017 - the Flynn Space | Burlington, VT (8pm)