Entries by Terry Longshore

Caballito Negro: This Is Like Jazz! by Ivan Trevino

In 2015 composer Ivan Trevino was invited by the US State Department to perform and teach music for a week in Turkmenistan, with his cello-rock band, Break of Reality. Ivan wrote This is Like Jazz! as a response to hearing the rhythmic and metric complexities of traditional Turkmen music, and to time spent with young […]

Left Edge

Left Edge Collective is a new music organization founded and directed by David Bithell and Terry Longshore at the Oregon Center for the Arts at Southern Oregon University. We compose, perform, improvise, create interdisciplinary projects, and host an annual festival of contemporary performance which focuses on presenting and premiering new works by members of Left […]

Caballito Negro at National Flute Association National Conference – San Diego

Thursday, August 11, 2:30pm National Flute Association National Conference Town & Country Convention Center, San Diego, California Caballito Negro are delighted to share excerpts of their Songlines program with flutists at the National Flute Association National Convention in San Diego. They will be performing This Is Like Jazz! by Ivan Trevino, and their own composition That […]

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Left Edge Percussion

Left Edge Percussion is a contemporary percussion group in residence at the Oregon Center for the Arts at Southern Oregon University, led by artistic director Terry Longshore. The group tours and performs throughout the Northwest and actively collaborates on innovative projects with composers and artists of various media. The members of the group have been […]

Flamenco Pacifico

Based in the majestic state of Oregon, Flamenco Pacifico is a dynamic, professional performance group dedicated to bringing the art of flamenco music and dance to audiences in the Pacific Northwest and beyond. Led by virtuoso flamenco guitarist and composer, Berto Boyd, the group’s guitar-driven performances feature original modern flamenco compositions rooted in the time-honored […]

Southern Oregon University Percussion Ensemble

  The Southern Oregon University Percussion Ensemble, directed by Terry Longshore, is dedicated to the performance of contemporary percussion repertoire and providing the members with a variety of percussive experiences. The ensemble frequently collaborates with notable composers on premieres of new works, and repertoire ranges from contemporary music to world traditions to jazz- and rock-inspired […]

Strings Attached – Erik Griswold

Erik Griswold‘s Strings Attached, performed by Left Edge Percussion – resident percussion group at the Oregon Center for the Arts at Southern Oregon University. Recorded in the SOU Music Recital Hall by the Digital Media Center @ Southern Oregon University.

The Shady Lady and the Rebel Frog – Bryan Jeffs

Bryan Jeffs‘ The Shady Lady and the Rebel Frog, the latest work in his Rebel Frog series, performed by the Southern Oregon University Percussion Ensemble, featuring Tessa Brinckman on piccolo as the Shady Lady. Recorded at the Digital Media Center @ Southern Oregon University with audio by Oregon Sound Recording.