Atlantic Brass Quintet


Atlantic Brass Quintet

The Boston-based Atlantic Brass Quintet is a five-piece chamber music ensemble which was founded in 1985, by John Manning, Joseph Foley, John Faieta and Bob Rasmussen. Early after its inception, it received first prize in a number of chamber music and brass quintet competitions, including the Coleman Chamber Music Competition, Carmel Chamber Music Society Competition, the Shoreline Alliance Chamber Music Competition, the Summit Brass First International Brass Ensemble Competition, and the Rafael Mendez International Brass Quintet Competition. In 1992 the ensemble won the "Premiere Prix" at the International Brass Competition of Narbonne, France, recognized worldwide as the preeminent competition of its kind. As of 2005, the current members of the Atlantic Brass Quintet are: Louis Hanzlik, trumpet;
Hirofumi Noguchi, trumpet; Seth Orgel, horn; John Faieta, trombone; and John Manning, tuba.

As of September 1, 2007, it has become known that John Faieta has retired from ABQ and has been replaced by trombonist, Tim Albright.

Discography

*"5 Chairs"Atlantic Brass Quintet, Summit Records DCD 396

*"Fanfares and Passages"Atlantic Brass Quintet, Mark Custom Recordings 4247

*"Trumpets Sound, Voices Ring: A Joyous Christmas"Atlantic Brass Quintet and Other Artists, Musical Heritage Society 523153F

*"A Musical Voyage"Atlantic Brass Quintet, Summit Records DCD 119

*"Picture This: Artistic Transcriptions for Brass"Atlantic Brass Quintet, MusicMasters Classics 01612-67142-2

*"All American Trombone: Ronald Barron"Atlantic Brass Quintet and Other Artists, Boston Brass Series BB1003

*"Mostly Railroad Music: Eldon Rathburn"Atlantic Brass Quintet and Other Artists, Crystal Records CD520

*"By George! Gershwin’s Greatest Hits"Atlantic Brass Quintet, MusicMasters Classics 01612-67104-2

*"Atlantic Brass Quintet en Concert"Atlantic Brass Quintet, Disques FY et du Solstice SOCD 97


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