None of my works have seen as illustrious a career as Uptown.
Originally featured in the documentary "Uptown: Portrait of a Palace" by filmmakers John Pappas and Michael Bisberg. CLICK HERE TO SEE THE IMDB PAGE! Check out that listing under "Original Music". Oh yeah!
Performed at Northwestern Student Composer Concert held in Alice Millar Chapel on November 16, 2006 by Zvonimir Nagy and Sergiy Komirenko.
Then in late 2006 my work with Function Ensemble (now Outshine Family) lead to a pop version with lyrics and backup ensemble, including string orchestra, full choir, brass and woodwind ensembles recorded on November 8th and 9th, 2006, and the vocal deliciousness of leader Matthew Nicholson. For Outshine, we have renamed it "The Dream, The Lie". Here is video for that piece, once available from Black Map Records in London, before they were burned to the ground during the roits of 2009.
Also available, my Reason documents, where I composed both movements: