About this title: The notes to this 1993 release, reissued by Albany in 2013, claim that the neglect of American composer Jerome Moross is due to "extra-musical factors," and that "no one can question" the intrinsic value of his music. That is, of course, for individual listeners to decide, but it's true that the music heard here is unique, pushed even farther in a jazzy direction than that of its main influence (Copland) and most similar contemporary (Leonard Bernstein). Copland in fact praised Moross as "probably the most talented" ...
Tracks on this album
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