RECORDINGS


Otherworld

Jeffrey Chappell, piano
Jake Kohlhas, guitar
Chris Taylor, bass
Jake Marinari, drums

The debut recording of the contemporary jazz group, Otherworld, Jeffrey’s most exciting new project! The album placed in the top 10 for the Global Music Awards. It Includes four Jeffrey Chappell compositions and five more by the other band members. Otherworld blends jazz, classical, and Middle Eastern influences with an emphasis on improvisation.

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Jazz Sonata

Jeffrey Chappell, composer
Jeffrey Chappell, solo piano
Label: Centaur Records
Catalog Number: CRC 2772
Cover art: Kim Chappell

World premiere recording of solo piano compositions by Jeffrey Chappell, performed by Jeffrey Chappell. Includes Jazz Sonata, On The Wing, Piano Trio, Pop Songs Without Words, Melancholy Moon, Banana Jam, and the prizewinning American Sonata. Scores for these compositions can be purchased in the store.

Reviews: Jed Distler at Classics Today.com and James Manheim at allmusic.com.

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Pick It Up

Jeffrey Chappell, composer
Jeffrey Chappell, solo piano
Label: Centaur Records
Catalog Number: CRC 2771
Cover art: Kim Chappell

Jazzified arrangements of tunes you know but never heard like this, composed and performed by Jeffrey Chappell. Includes Pick It Up, Easy Living, ‘Round Midnight, It Don’t Mean A Thing, Body and Soul, Misty, and Summertime.

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Romantic Music for Flute and Piano

Karen Kevra, Flute
Jeffrey Chappell, piano
Label: Petrichor Records
Catalog Number: PTR 0001

Includes Suite for Flute and Piano by Charles-Marie Widor, Sonata “Undine” for Flute and Piano by Carl Reinecke, and Introduction and Variations on “Trockne Blümen” by Franz Schubert.

Kevra’s rich sound has a vocal, even operatic quality. Chappell complements Kevra’s flowing lyricism with an unusual clarity of both sound and spirit. This is a particularly fine CD.Jim Lowe, Times Argus

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Birth of a Soul

Key West Symphony Orchestra
Sebrina Maria Alfonso, Conductor

Live recording of debut concert of Key West Symphony, December, 1998; including Brahms’Symphony No. 4 and Edward MacDowell’s Piano Concerto No. 2.

MacDowell was played by Jeffrey Chappell in an outstanding individual performance, technically brilliant and intense.Key West Solares Hill

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Concerto for Piano and Orchestra

James Grant, Composer
Czech Radio Symphony Orchestra
Sebrina Maria Alfonso, Conductor

World premiere recording of a work in part composed for and commissioned by Jeffrey Chappell, who gave the world premier performance in concert. Includes other works by James Grant.

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The Dream Wanderer – MMC New Century, Vol. XV

Composer: Sotireos Vlahopoulos
Czech Radio Symphony Orchestra
Vladimir Valek, Conductor
Label: MMC Recordings
Catalog Number: MMC2099

World premiere recording of a work composed for Jeffrey Chappell, who gave the world premiere performance in concert. Includes other works by living American composers including Roger Briggs, Richard Campanelli, Salvador Brotons and John Downey.

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The Firebird, Petrushka & Fireworks

Composer: Igor Stravinsky
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
David Zinman, Conductor
Label: Telarc Records
Catalog Number: CD-80270

Jeffrey Chappell is unattributed pianist on this recording of Petrushka.

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Clarinet Now

Chester Brezniak, clarinet
Jeffrey Chappell, piano
Robert Stallman, flute
Label: Centaur Records
Catalog Number: CRC 2663

Includes Melancholy Moon, an original jazz composition for clarinet & piano by Jeffrey Chappell,Sonata for Clarinet & Piano by Leonard Bernstein, Duo for Flute & Clarinet by Morton Gould, Four Humors for Clarinet & Piano by Elizabeth Walton Vercoe, and 15 Hungarian Peasant Songs by Bela Bartok (trans. for clarinet by Chester Brezniak).

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delight/delirium

Fernando Benadon, composer
with Jeffrey Chappell, pianist
Label: New Focus Recordings
Catalogue number: fcr179

An anthology of works by contemporary composer Fernando Benadon, including Jeffrey Chappell‘s performance as ensemble pianist in “Rhythmensional” with percussionist Dafnis Prieto and in “Cotxes” with saxophonist Noah Getz.

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Crosscurrents

Noah Getz, saxophone
Jeffrey Chappell, piano
Label: Albany Records
Catalog Number: TROY971

Includes Song 72 by Fernando Benadon, Digressioni modali by Andrián Pertout, Rabescatura by Miklós Maros, Chasing the Trane Out of Darmstadt by Scott Lindroth, Partita by Ronald Roseman, and Sonata deus sax machina by Gregory Wanamaker.

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Sound Portraits

Vivian Adelberg Rudow, composer
with Jeffrey Chappell, solo piano
Label: MSR Classics
Catalog Number: MS1308

An anthology of works by contemporary composer Vivian Adelberg Rudow for orchestra, chamber ensembles, piano solo, and electro-acoustic combinations, including Jeffrey Chappell’s performance of “Rebecca’s Rainbow Racing Among The Stars (1991)”.

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