Entries by Terry Longshore

Darol Anger & Emy Phelps – Ripple

darol anger & emy phelps ripple (2014) a beautiful arrangement of the grateful dead classic by multi-string master darol anger and fabulous vocalist emy phelps. i had a blast recording the tabla track for this – and some bowed crotale notes for a few spots. listen to and download ripple here at cdbaby – only […]

Great music – what a month!

It’s been an amazing first half of December! I am so lucky to live in not only a stunningly beautiful community, but to also get to make such incredible music with people on a regular basis. I recently recorded a tabla track for Darol Anger and Emy Phelps on their beautiful cover of the Grateful Dead’s […]

Rehearsing Bryan Jeffs’ “Contactual Constellations”

A snapshot of the Southern Oregon University Graduate Percussion Group rehearsing for the recent world premiere of Bryan Jeffs’ Contactual Constellations at the Percussive Arts Society International Convention (PASIC). This is what the audience saw projected, but it is live video of the performers interpreting graphic musical scores printed on the drumheads! Amazing! Special thanks to Remo […]

In the Studio – Mark Applebaum’s “30”

This week I am in the studio with Bryan Jeffs and the SOU Percussion Ensemble working on the premiere recording of Mark Applebaum’s 30, a work we co-commissioned, premiered, and performed at PASIC in 2013. 30 is in 3 parts: The First Decade for solo percussion, The Second Decade for percussion quartet, and The Third […]

Seaons – Sun Gun

seaons sun gun (2013) awesome album by fantastic southern oregon band led by my former student, sean siders congas & maracas on title track listen to tracks and purchase on seaons’ bandcamp page check out seaons web site

PASIC Preview Article Published in Percussive Notes

I am proud to be co-hosting Focus Day at the Percussive Arts Society International Convention (PASIC) this year, along with John Lane! Our theme is “Images of Sound: Innovations in Notation”. John and I co-wrote a preview article about the Focus Day events and it is published in this month’s “Percussive Notes”. Click here to […]

New Website Launched at terrylongshore.com

I am excited to announce the launch of my new web site today at http://terrylongshore.com! It’s been a long time coming, but my goals are to highlight the incredible musical projects that I am part of as a performer, educator, and composer. There’s lots of information, performance schedule, videos, pictures, and more – check it […]

Caballito Negro records William Kraft’s “Encounters XVI”

Caballito Negro (Tessa Brinckman, flute and Terry Longshore, percussion) recently completed a recording of Encounters XVI for William Kraft. It was a pleasure working with Bill, having him in town for a week, and working on the recording with him. As always, he was a hoot! I only hope to be as persnickety when I’m […]

sou percussion ensembles – la alma del árbol: the soul of the tree

southern oregon university percussion ensembles la alma del árbol: the soul of the tree (2012) premiere recordings of chris burton jacome’s la alma del árbol, la resonancia de una rama and bryan jeffs’ a maroon hog’s rebel frog also music by alport mhlanga/musasa marimba ensemble, christopher deane, nigel westlake, and peter garland cd artwork by […]

dúo flamenco – verde

dúo flamenco verde (2011) percussion & vocals along with guitarist/vocalist grant ruiz df 101 cd artwork by bruce bayard  check out our cd site to listen to excerpts from the entire album! duoflamenco.com/verde/

Mark Applebaum – the metaphysics of notation

mark applebaum the metaphysics of notation (2010) dvd of museum-scale graphic musical work by stanford university composer mark applebaum which was performed 45 times over 11 months. “metaphysics mix” is mix of one-minute excerpts of those 45 performances, including one by t2 (todd barton and terry longshore). innova 787 www.innovarecordings.com

les stansell – a guitar makers path

les stansell a guitar makers path (2010) An 18-minute documentary on building a Flamenco Guitar from start to finish. Shown at both the Ashland and Port Townsend Film Festivals. Includes soundtrack and music video by Dúo Flamenco. www.stansellguitars.com

30 – Mark Applebaum

30 from Mark Applebaum on Vimeo. The premiere performance of “30” by Mark Applebaum. Performed by Terry Longshore and the Southern Oregon University Percussion Ensemble. “30” consists of three simultaneous autonomous pieces (which may be played individually or together): “The First Decade” for solo percussion; “The Second Decade” for percussion quartet; and “The Third Decade” […]