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979-0-57020-394-9 A Shrub – Score Available at MusicRoom Buy now (£7.95)


Commissioned by the Deutcheland Funk, Cologne.


11 minutes
Trio Accanto, Cologne, 2001
1 Alto Saxophone, 1 Marimba, 1 Piano
Composition date


31 January 2018

Millennium Hall, Tokyo, Japan

 Masanori Oishi (sax), Shinya Hashimoto (tba), Aki Kuroda (pno), Yoshiko Kanda (perc)

12 March 2015 The Old House in Washington Park, Brooklyn, New York, USA Chris Mannigan (saxophone), Danny Tunick (percussion), Drew Krause (piano)
27 November 2014 St Paul's Hall, Huddersfield Trio Accanto (Marcus Weiss - saxophones, Nicolas Hodges - piano, Christian Dierstein - percussion)
28 June 2007

Ars Nova Festival, Mainz Frankfurter Hof, Mainz, Germany

Trio Accanto

31 August 2006

Concert of the Internationale Ensemble Modern Akademie, Haus der Deutschen Ensmeble Akademie, Frankfurt

Ruth Velten (saxophone), Matthias Engler (percussion), Elmar Schrammel (piano)

13 May 2006

Stipendiaten-Konzert der Internationalen Ensemble Modern Akademie (IEMA), Kleiner Saal, Frankfurt

Musiker IEMA-Stipendiaten 05/06

13 April 2006

Ohizumi-Yumeria Hall, Tokyo

Ensemble d'Ame

23 April 2005

Tenri Cultural Institute, 43A West 13 Street, New York

Non-Zero: Brian Sacawa (saxophone), Timothy Feeney (percussion) with Wenli Zhou (piano)

11 December 2004

Non-Zero: Brian Sacawa (saxophone), Timothy Feeney (percussion) with Wenli Zhou (piano)

9 December 2004

Kerrytown Concert House, Ann Arbor, MI

Non-Zero: Brian Sacawa (saxophone), Timothy Feeney (percussion) with Wenli Zhou (piano)