Chaz Underriner

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GreyWing Ensemble – nature forms I

I’m really pleased to share GreyWing Ensemble’s fantastic rendition of nocturne series: 4 on their latest release, nature forms II’m really happy with the recording that Lindsay Vickery put together—recording the piece in an interesting sonic environment outside of Perth, Australia is a context I never imagined while composing the piece, but that works wonderfully. The ensemble’s playing on this recording is also fantastic.  Continue reading →

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Shōrin-zu (Pine Trees)

For video, clarinet, and tape. Commissioned by clarinetist Germaine Sijstermans. 

Ex Mus Ensemble – Album no. 1

An album of structured improvisations featuring Colton Lytle, Jolene Masone, and Chaz Underriner.  Continue reading →

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nocturne series: 8

For violin, tenor sax, electric guitar, percussion, piano and field recording. Commissioned by Gaudeamus for ensemble Kluster 5. Premiered at Gaudeamus Muziekweek 2017. Continue reading →

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Landscape: Home

Landscape: Home is a multimedia reflection on the notion of ‘home’ for electric guitar, 2 video projections, and 6-channel audio.  Continue reading →

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Nieuw Noten reviews

Music blog Nieuwe Noten wrote reviews of the performances of both Nocturne Series: 8 and Landscape Series: 1. The text is in Dutch, but a translation (by Nico Couck) is available here: Continue reading →

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Calliope Duo Recording

I engineered and mixed a recording of Harvey Sollberger‘s Soli E Scherzi for flute and piano, performed by Calliope Duo—Elizabeth McNutt, flute and Shannon Wettstein, piano. We recorded in Voertman Hall at the University of North Texas in April, 2017. The release of the recording is forthcoming.

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Michael Winter recording

At the Art Institute of Dallas’ Recording Studio, engineers Janel Trevino and Juan Espinosa (with direction from Douglas Holmes) helped me record Chorale and Finely Tuned Resonators for eight electric guitars by composer Michael Winter for his release on New World Records. Continue reading →

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Lexical Tones Podcast

I’m excited to be included as a guest on the Lexical Tones podcast with Rob McClure. Continue reading →

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Score to the Train Scene from Spirited Away

A film scoring study for the train scene from Spirited Away. Continue reading →

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