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Fields with Third Coast Percussion's David Skidmore
Crossover Media has created a podcast with Third Coast Percussion's David Skidmore in conjunction with the quartet's Cedille Records release "Fields," which features music composed by Devonté Hynes (aka Blood Orange)
 
Podcast includes music from the following tracks - Reach, Coil , Wane, Curl, Hush, Gather, Cradle, Press, Fields, Perfectly Voiceless, There Was Nothing.
Third Coast Percussion, though longtime fans of Dev's work as Blood Orange, first came to know him personally through the choreographer Emma Portner from Hubbard Street Dance Chicago. Although he is best known as a R&B performer and producer, classical music was the first music Dev knew and still considers it to be the foundation of his musical background, citing Claude Debussy, Erik Satie, Giacomo Puccini, and Philip Glass as particular influences on his sense of melody and timbre.
 
Dev composed all the music for the project in a Digital Audio Workstation, and sent recordings and sheet music to TCP for them to orchestrate.  Each of the four members worked on arranging a different section, offering feedback and sending their versions back to Dev and the choreographers. The blend of elements includes; synth pads, beautiful melodies, or intricate, light and bubbly rhythmic structures. 
 
Third Coast Percussion members include; Sean Connors, Robert Dillon, Peter Martin, David Skidmore. For 15 years, the Grammy Award-winning, Chicago-based percussion quartet has created exciting and unexpected performances that constantly redefine the classical music experience. The ensemble has been praised for "commandingly elegant" (New York Times) performances, the "rare power" (Washington Post) of their recordings, and "an inspirational sense of fun and curiosity" (Minnesota Star-Tribune). Third Coast Percussion maintains a busy tour schedule, with past performances in 33 of the 50 states plus international tour dates in Colombia, the United Kingdom, Lithuania, Taiwan, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Canada, and Poland.
 
Over the past several years, TTCP albums for the dynamic Cedille Records have included 2018's "Paddle to the Sea," whose title track was collaboratively composed by all four members of the quartet; and 2016's "Third Coast Percussion | Steve Reich," the winner of the 2017 GRAMMY Award for Best Chamber Music Performance.
 
Produced & Narrated by Max Horowitz - Crossover Media
 
This content, as well as the related podcast, are licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) for redistribution and adaptation.

Crossover Media has created a podcast with Third Coast Percussion's David Skidmore in conjunction with the quartet's Cedille Records release "Fields," which features music composed by Devonté Hynes (aka Blood Orange).

Listen to 'Fields' with Third Coast Percussion's David Skidmore. 
Podcast includes music from the following tracks; Reach, Coil , Wane, Curl, Hush, Gather, Cradle, Press, Fields, Perfectly Voiceless, There Was Nothing

Third Coast Percussion, though longtime fans of Dev's work as Blood Orange, first came to know him personally through the choreographer Emma Portner from Hubbard Street Dance Chicago. Although he is best known as a R&B performer and producer, classical music was the first music Dev knew and still considers it to be the foundation of his musical background, citing Claude Debussy, Erik Satie, Giacomo Puccini, and Philip Glass as particular influences on his sense of melody and timbre.

Dev composed all the music for the project in a Digital Audio Workstation, and sent recordings and sheet music to TCP for them to orchestrate. Each of the four members worked on arranging a different section, offering feedback and sending their versions back to Dev and the choreographers. The blend of elements includes; synth pads, beautiful melodies, or intricate, light and bubbly rhythmic structures.

Third Coast Percussion members include; Sean Connors, Robert Dillon, Peter Martin, David Skidmore. For 15 years, the Grammy Award-winning, Chicago-based percussion quartet has created exciting and unexpected performances that constantly redefine the classical music experience. The ensemble has been praised for "commandingly elegant" (New York Times) performances, the "rare power" (Washington Post) of their recordings, and "an inspirational sense of fun and curiosity" (Minnesota Star-Tribune). Third Coast Percussion maintains a busy tour schedule, with past performances in 33 of the 50 states plus international tour dates in Colombia, the United Kingdom, Lithuania, Taiwan, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Canada, and Poland.

Over the past several years, TTCP albums for the dynamic Cedille Records have included 2018's "Paddle to the Sea," whose title track was collaboratively composed by all four members of the quartet; and 2016's "Third Coast Percussion | Steve Reich," the winner of the 2017 GRAMMY Award for Best Chamber Music Performance.

Produced & Narrated by Max Horowitz - Crossover Media

This content, as well as the related podcast, are licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) for redistribution and adaptation.