03 September 2016

O Holy Night & Greensleeves reviewed in Clavier

The most recent issue of Clavier magazine has a wonderful review of my jazz arrangements for "O Holy Night" and "Greensleeves".  The review appears on pages 54 and 55 of the September/October 2016 issue.  Both of these arrangements can be found in my catalog under the Christmas Jazz Piano heading (Advanced Level).  
24 Februar 2015

New Releases - "I'm Nobody" and "Londonderry Air"

"I'm Nobody" - arranged by Nick Raspa for piano & mezzo soprano voice - This is a setting of the highly popular Emily Dickinson poem which begins with the words "I'm Nobody".  Although the key signature indicates C Major, this is a non-tonal work.  The piano opens the work with an arpeggiated chord announcing the entrance of the singer.  The voice part includes sung, spoken and whispered text with supporting piano accompaniment. "Londonderry Air" - arranged by Nick Raspa for solo ... 
14 Februar 2015

Ocean Voyage for String Orchestra is now available

Just as there is an element of danger in taking a trip across the ocean, there is the excitement of the voyage and the promise of a new experience visiting a place you have never been before.  The trip itself is an adventure since you will spend several days aboard the ship, and in days that have long since faded from the calendar, these trips took weeks and even months. Ocean Voyage is my attempt to capture the spirit of the adventure and excitement of such a trip. ...