Judi Silvano

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Judi Silvano

BIOGRAPHY
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CDs
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Composer, arranger and vocalist. Classical, jazz, chamber music idioms. Temple U. Performed classical, world premiere, choral works with Eugene Ormandy, Phildelphia Orch. Composition study with Bob Brookmeyer, Gunther Schuller. Compositions recorded by Joe Lovano, James Emery, Judi Silvano. Performances: Muhlenberg College, Merkin Hall, Maison de Culture (Amiens, France), Cami Hall, Knitting Factory, Greenwich House Music School, Birdland Jazz Club, and on tour in Ljublijana, Jerusalem, Switzerland, Austria, Germany, Paris. Song Form and contemporary ensembles: voices, winds, harp, strings, horns, guitar, piano and percussion. Comm: Opus One Chamber Ensemble.

Early Evening

Year: 2006

Duration (in minutes): 7:10

Difficulty: High (professional)

Category: piano, solo voice(s) with piano

Instruments: any voice, harp, piano, soprano

Publisher: Silvano Music/BMI

Publisher website: www.judisilvano.com

Description: Original Music and Lyrics by composer Judi Silvano inspired by the changing light of late afternoon out in Nature. Scored for Piano or Harp and Soprano Voice.

Time Travel

Year: 1993

Duration (in minutes): 6'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: solo voice(s) a cappella

Description: Premiered Muhlenberg College, Pa. Contemporary concert piece exploring rhythms.

Climbing The Peak

Year: 1993

Duration (in minutes): 5'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: larger chamber ensembles - more than 4 players, solo voice(s) with chamber ensemble

Instruments: any brass, any saxophone, any voice, any woodwind, bassoon, piano, trumpet

Description: Jazz/Latin.

Opus 66

Year: 1993

Duration (in minutes): 29'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: small chamber ensembles - 2 to 4 players, solo voice(s) with chamber ensemble

Instruments: any high voice, any string, any voice, any woodwind, cello, clarinet, contrabass

Description: concert piece. Quartet can be all strings or fl, cl, vc, cb. In 4 movements. Premiered Greenwich House Music School.

South Bowl

Year: 1993

Duration (in minutes): 5'31

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: small chamber ensembles - 2 to 4 players, solo voice(s) with chamber ensemble

Instruments: any high voice, any woodwind, bassoon, oboe

Publisher: Silvano Music/BMI

Publisher website: www.judisilvano.com

Description: Music & Lyrics by Judi Silvano. Concert piece for Bassoon, Oboe and Soprano Voice. Written at Schweitzer Institute, Idaho. Art song.

Twelve-Eight Feel

Year: 1993

Duration (in minutes): 8'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: small chamber ensembles - 2 to 4 players, solo voice(s) with chamber ensemble

Instruments: any saxophone, any string, any voice, any woodwind, harp, percussion, piano

Description: Factory, NYC. New Music with narration.

Kokopelli's Dance

Year: 1993

Duration (in minutes): 3.00

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: solo voice(s) a cappella, string quartet, woodwind ensemble

Instruments: any female voice, any high voice, any low voice, any male voice, any medium voice, any voice, satb chorus

Publisher: Silvano Music/BMI

Publisher website: www.judisilvano.com

Score PDF: Kokopellis-Dance-pdf-1.pdf

Description: Fun loving score for 4 Voices or Other Instruments inspired by my trip to the American Southwest. Kokopelli is a mythological character of SW Indian tribes, with a Joyful Spirit. Premiered Greenwich House Music School. med tempo.

Yours To Discover

Year: 1992

Duration (in minutes): 4'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: larger chamber ensembles - more than 4 players, solo voice(s) with chamber ensemble

Instruments: any saxophone, any string, any voice, any woodwind, contrabass, flute, percussion, piano

Description: New Music.

Dreaming

Year: 1991

Duration (in minutes): 2'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: solo voice(s) with chamber ensemble

Description: 2 minutes plus improvisation. Premiered Knitting Factory, NYC. New Music

Enhancer Of Dancers

Year: 1991

Duration (in minutes): 4'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: larger chamber ensembles - more than 4 players, solo voice(s) with chamber ensemble

Instruments: any brass, any saxophone, any voice, any woodwind, bassoon, piano, trumpet

Description: Jazz/Bossa.

Calypso

Year: 1990

Duration (in minutes): 5'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: larger chamber ensembles - more than 4 players, solo voice(s) with chamber ensemble

Instruments: any brass, any saxophone, any voice, any woodwind, bassoon, piano, trumpet

Description: Jazz. Recorded National Public Radio.

Eva's Song & Floating

Year: 1990

Duration (in minutes): Eva'39;s

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: larger chamber ensembles - more than 4 players, solo voice(s) with chamber ensemble

Instruments: any brass, any saxophone, any string, any voice, any woodwind, bassoon, flute, harp, trumpet

Description: child-like suite. Lyrics J. Silvano.

At Home

Year: 1989

Duration (in minutes): 9'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: larger chamber ensembles - more than 4 players, solo voice(s) with chamber ensemble

Instruments: any brass, any low voice, any male voice, any saxophone, any voice, any woodwind, bass voice, bassoon, clarinet, flute, percussion, trumpet

Description: can be quintet with doubling or larger ensemble. Contemporary, some improvising.

Ecstasy

Year: 1989

Duration (in minutes): 6'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: larger chamber ensembles - more than 4 players, solo voice(s) with chamber ensemble

Instruments: any brass, any saxophone, any voice, any woodwind, bassoon, piano, trumpet

Description: Lyrics: J. Silvano. Jazz, one voice or lead w/3 back up voices. Premiered Cami Hall, NYC. Recorded Judi Silvano "Dancing Voices" (JSL 002).

You're My One

Year: 1988

Duration (in minutes): You'39;re

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: larger chamber ensembles - more than 4 players, solo voice(s) with chamber ensemble

Instruments: any brass, any saxophone, any string, any voice, any woodwind, contrabass, piano, trumpet

Description: Song has funk groove. Lyrics: J. Silvano.

Hey, Boy!

Year: 1988

Duration (in minutes): 4'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: larger chamber ensembles - more than 4 players, solo voice(s) with chamber ensemble

Instruments: any saxophone, any string, any voice, any woodwind, contrabass, piano

Description: Song with pop/funk feeling. Lyrics: J. Silvano.

You Got To Be Careful

Year: 1988

Duration (in minutes): 2'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: solo voice(s) with chamber ensemble

Bass Space

Year: 1987

Duration (in minutes): 1'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: solo voice(s) with chamber ensemble

Description: one minute contemporary plus improvisations. Recorded by Joe Lovano

Left Behind

Year: 1987

Duration (in minutes): 4'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: larger chamber ensembles - more than 4 players, solo voice(s) with chamber ensemble

Instruments: any saxophone, any string, any voice, any woodwind, contrabass, piano

Description: Lyrics (optional): J. Silvano. Recorded by Joe Lovano on "From The Sand" (Blue Note Records) as sax/pn duet. Ballad.

Don't Let Your Feelings Get Hurt

Year: 1987

Duration (in minutes): Don'39;t

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: larger chamber ensembles - more than 4 players, solo voice(s) with chamber ensemble

Instruments: any saxophone, any voice, any woodwind, bassoon, percussion, piano

Description: drums Pop-like song of inspiration. Lyrics: J. Silvano.

Twenty-Third Street

Year: 1987

Duration (in minutes): 9'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: larger chamber ensembles - more than 4 players, solo voice(s) with chamber ensemble

Instruments: any brass, any saxophone, any string, any woodwind, contrabass, piano, trumpet

Description: Recorded Judi Silvano "Dancing Voices " (JSL 002). Available North Country Distributors, Redwood, NY 13679-9612.

We're Close

Year: 1987

Duration (in minutes): We'39;re

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: solo voice(s) with chamber ensemble

It's So Amazing

Year: 1987

Duration (in minutes): 0:05:55

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: solo voice(s) a cappella, solo voice(s) with piano

Publisher: Silvano Music/BMI

Description: Love song/up tempo. Music and Lyrics: Judi Silvano. Recorded on Judi Silvano's "My Dance" with Michael Abene on Piano released on JSL records 2014.

For The Taking

Year: 1986

Duration (in minutes): 4.00

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: larger chamber ensembles - more than 4 players, piano, solo voice(s) with chamber ensemble

Instruments: any string, any voice, any woodwind, contrabass, flute, harp, percussion, piano

Publisher: Silvano Music/BMI

Publisher website: www.judisilvano.com

Score PDF: FOR-THE-TAKING-pdf.pdf

Description: Contemporary concert piece. Premiered Roulette New Music Series, NYC.
Music: Judi Silvano with Lyrics: Wm. Shakespeare.

Isadora

Year: 1985

Duration (in minutes): 9'39;30'34;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: larger chamber ensembles - more than 4 players, solo voice(s) with chamber ensemble

Instruments: any brass, any saxophone, any string, any voice, any woodwind, contrabass, percussion, piano, trumpet

Description: Contemporary 3-part suite. Dedicated to Isadora Duncan and Ellen Forman. Lyrics: J. Silvano. Recorded Judi Silvano "Dancing Voices" (JSL 002).

Fireworks

Year: 1982

Duration (in minutes): 5'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: larger chamber ensembles - more than 4 players, solo voice(s) with chamber ensemble

Instruments: any brass, any saxophone, any string, any voice, any woodwind, contrabass, piano, trumpet

Description: Waltz.

My Dance

Judi Silvano with Michael Abene, 11 Tracks, Original Songs and Lyrics by Judi Silvano, Michael Abene on piano with Judi Silvano on voice, Released by JSL Records

Composers: Judi Silvano

Label's Website: www.judisilvano.com

Product ID: JSL 010

Buy URL: https://store.cdbaby.com/cd/judisilvanoandmichaelabe

Buy URL 2: https://www.amazon.com/s?k=judi+silvano+cd+My+Dance

Lessons Learned

Judi Silvano and The Zephyr Band, 10 tracks, All Silvano Songs and Lyrics, Stories in the jazz-folk style, UNIT Records

Composers: Judi Silvano

Label's Website: www.judisilvano.com

Product ID: UTR4868

Buy URL: http://judisilvano.com/cds/lessons-learned/

Buy URL 2: https://www.amazon.com/s?k=Judi+Silvano+Lessons+Learned

Bougainvillea

Composer: Judi Silvano

Description: Bougainvillea” about the striking tropical flower, recorded at the Sweet Rhythm Jazz Club in New York City with pianist Janice Friedman, bassist Jennifer Vincent, and drummer Allison Miller.

Video URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H9zeup_F6mY

Dust and After Love

Composer: Judi Silvano

Description: Excerpts from Judi Silvano and the Zephyr Band live at the Cornelia Street Cafe, NYC, NY, August 2018. "After Love" and "Dust" from album Lessons Learned.

Video URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6r8b1tMKvIY

BIOGRAPHY
Composer, arranger and vocalist. Classical, jazz, chamber music idioms. Temple U. Performed classical, world premiere, choral works with Eugene Ormandy, Phildelphia Orch. Composition study with Bob Brookmeyer, Gunther Schuller. Compositions recorded by Joe Lovano, James Emery, Judi Silvano. Performances: Muhlenberg College, Merkin Hall, Maison de Culture (Amiens, France), Cami Hall, Knitting Factory, Greenwich House Music School, Birdland Jazz Club, and on tour in Ljublijana, Jerusalem, Switzerland, Austria, Germany, Paris. Song Form and contemporary ensembles: voices, winds, harp, strings, horns, guitar, piano and percussion. Comm: Opus One Chamber Ensemble.
COMPOSITIONS

Early Evening

Year: 2006

Duration (in minutes): 7:10

Difficulty: High (professional)

Category: piano, solo voice(s) with piano

Instruments: any voice, harp, piano, soprano

Publisher: Silvano Music/BMI

Publisher website: www.judisilvano.com

Description: Original Music and Lyrics by composer Judi Silvano inspired by the changing light of late afternoon out in Nature. Scored for Piano or Harp and Soprano Voice.

Time Travel

Year: 1993

Duration (in minutes): 6'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: solo voice(s) a cappella

Description: Premiered Muhlenberg College, Pa. Contemporary concert piece exploring rhythms.

Climbing The Peak

Year: 1993

Duration (in minutes): 5'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: larger chamber ensembles - more than 4 players, solo voice(s) with chamber ensemble

Instruments: any brass, any saxophone, any voice, any woodwind, bassoon, piano, trumpet

Description: Jazz/Latin.

Opus 66

Year: 1993

Duration (in minutes): 29'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: small chamber ensembles - 2 to 4 players, solo voice(s) with chamber ensemble

Instruments: any high voice, any string, any voice, any woodwind, cello, clarinet, contrabass

Description: concert piece. Quartet can be all strings or fl, cl, vc, cb. In 4 movements. Premiered Greenwich House Music School.

South Bowl

Year: 1993

Duration (in minutes): 5'31

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: small chamber ensembles - 2 to 4 players, solo voice(s) with chamber ensemble

Instruments: any high voice, any woodwind, bassoon, oboe

Publisher: Silvano Music/BMI

Publisher website: www.judisilvano.com

Description: Music & Lyrics by Judi Silvano. Concert piece for Bassoon, Oboe and Soprano Voice. Written at Schweitzer Institute, Idaho. Art song.

Twelve-Eight Feel

Year: 1993

Duration (in minutes): 8'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: small chamber ensembles - 2 to 4 players, solo voice(s) with chamber ensemble

Instruments: any saxophone, any string, any voice, any woodwind, harp, percussion, piano

Description: Factory, NYC. New Music with narration.

Kokopelli's Dance

Year: 1993

Duration (in minutes): 3.00

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: solo voice(s) a cappella, string quartet, woodwind ensemble

Instruments: any female voice, any high voice, any low voice, any male voice, any medium voice, any voice, satb chorus

Publisher: Silvano Music/BMI

Publisher website: www.judisilvano.com

Score PDF: Kokopellis-Dance-pdf-1.pdf

Description: Fun loving score for 4 Voices or Other Instruments inspired by my trip to the American Southwest. Kokopelli is a mythological character of SW Indian tribes, with a Joyful Spirit. Premiered Greenwich House Music School. med tempo.

Yours To Discover

Year: 1992

Duration (in minutes): 4'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: larger chamber ensembles - more than 4 players, solo voice(s) with chamber ensemble

Instruments: any saxophone, any string, any voice, any woodwind, contrabass, flute, percussion, piano

Description: New Music.

Dreaming

Year: 1991

Duration (in minutes): 2'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: solo voice(s) with chamber ensemble

Description: 2 minutes plus improvisation. Premiered Knitting Factory, NYC. New Music

Enhancer Of Dancers

Year: 1991

Duration (in minutes): 4'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: larger chamber ensembles - more than 4 players, solo voice(s) with chamber ensemble

Instruments: any brass, any saxophone, any voice, any woodwind, bassoon, piano, trumpet

Description: Jazz/Bossa.

Calypso

Year: 1990

Duration (in minutes): 5'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: larger chamber ensembles - more than 4 players, solo voice(s) with chamber ensemble

Instruments: any brass, any saxophone, any voice, any woodwind, bassoon, piano, trumpet

Description: Jazz. Recorded National Public Radio.

Eva's Song & Floating

Year: 1990

Duration (in minutes): Eva'39;s

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: larger chamber ensembles - more than 4 players, solo voice(s) with chamber ensemble

Instruments: any brass, any saxophone, any string, any voice, any woodwind, bassoon, flute, harp, trumpet

Description: child-like suite. Lyrics J. Silvano.

At Home

Year: 1989

Duration (in minutes): 9'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: larger chamber ensembles - more than 4 players, solo voice(s) with chamber ensemble

Instruments: any brass, any low voice, any male voice, any saxophone, any voice, any woodwind, bass voice, bassoon, clarinet, flute, percussion, trumpet

Description: can be quintet with doubling or larger ensemble. Contemporary, some improvising.

Ecstasy

Year: 1989

Duration (in minutes): 6'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: larger chamber ensembles - more than 4 players, solo voice(s) with chamber ensemble

Instruments: any brass, any saxophone, any voice, any woodwind, bassoon, piano, trumpet

Description: Lyrics: J. Silvano. Jazz, one voice or lead w/3 back up voices. Premiered Cami Hall, NYC. Recorded Judi Silvano "Dancing Voices" (JSL 002).

You're My One

Year: 1988

Duration (in minutes): You'39;re

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: larger chamber ensembles - more than 4 players, solo voice(s) with chamber ensemble

Instruments: any brass, any saxophone, any string, any voice, any woodwind, contrabass, piano, trumpet

Description: Song has funk groove. Lyrics: J. Silvano.

Hey, Boy!

Year: 1988

Duration (in minutes): 4'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: larger chamber ensembles - more than 4 players, solo voice(s) with chamber ensemble

Instruments: any saxophone, any string, any voice, any woodwind, contrabass, piano

Description: Song with pop/funk feeling. Lyrics: J. Silvano.

You Got To Be Careful

Year: 1988

Duration (in minutes): 2'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: solo voice(s) with chamber ensemble

Bass Space

Year: 1987

Duration (in minutes): 1'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: solo voice(s) with chamber ensemble

Description: one minute contemporary plus improvisations. Recorded by Joe Lovano

Left Behind

Year: 1987

Duration (in minutes): 4'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: larger chamber ensembles - more than 4 players, solo voice(s) with chamber ensemble

Instruments: any saxophone, any string, any voice, any woodwind, contrabass, piano

Description: Lyrics (optional): J. Silvano. Recorded by Joe Lovano on "From The Sand" (Blue Note Records) as sax/pn duet. Ballad.

Don't Let Your Feelings Get Hurt

Year: 1987

Duration (in minutes): Don'39;t

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: larger chamber ensembles - more than 4 players, solo voice(s) with chamber ensemble

Instruments: any saxophone, any voice, any woodwind, bassoon, percussion, piano

Description: drums Pop-like song of inspiration. Lyrics: J. Silvano.

Twenty-Third Street

Year: 1987

Duration (in minutes): 9'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: larger chamber ensembles - more than 4 players, solo voice(s) with chamber ensemble

Instruments: any brass, any saxophone, any string, any woodwind, contrabass, piano, trumpet

Description: Recorded Judi Silvano "Dancing Voices " (JSL 002). Available North Country Distributors, Redwood, NY 13679-9612.

We're Close

Year: 1987

Duration (in minutes): We'39;re

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: solo voice(s) with chamber ensemble

It's So Amazing

Year: 1987

Duration (in minutes): 0:05:55

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: solo voice(s) a cappella, solo voice(s) with piano

Publisher: Silvano Music/BMI

Description: Love song/up tempo. Music and Lyrics: Judi Silvano. Recorded on Judi Silvano's "My Dance" with Michael Abene on Piano released on JSL records 2014.

For The Taking

Year: 1986

Duration (in minutes): 4.00

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: larger chamber ensembles - more than 4 players, piano, solo voice(s) with chamber ensemble

Instruments: any string, any voice, any woodwind, contrabass, flute, harp, percussion, piano

Publisher: Silvano Music/BMI

Publisher website: www.judisilvano.com

Score PDF: FOR-THE-TAKING-pdf.pdf

Description: Contemporary concert piece. Premiered Roulette New Music Series, NYC.
Music: Judi Silvano with Lyrics: Wm. Shakespeare.

Isadora

Year: 1985

Duration (in minutes): 9'39;30'34;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: larger chamber ensembles - more than 4 players, solo voice(s) with chamber ensemble

Instruments: any brass, any saxophone, any string, any voice, any woodwind, contrabass, percussion, piano, trumpet

Description: Contemporary 3-part suite. Dedicated to Isadora Duncan and Ellen Forman. Lyrics: J. Silvano. Recorded Judi Silvano "Dancing Voices" (JSL 002).

Fireworks

Year: 1982

Duration (in minutes): 5'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: larger chamber ensembles - more than 4 players, solo voice(s) with chamber ensemble

Instruments: any brass, any saxophone, any string, any voice, any woodwind, contrabass, piano, trumpet

Description: Waltz.

CDs

My Dance

Judi Silvano with Michael Abene, 11 Tracks, Original Songs and Lyrics by Judi Silvano, Michael Abene on piano with Judi Silvano on voice, Released by JSL Records

Composers: Judi Silvano

Label's Website: www.judisilvano.com

Product ID: JSL 010

Buy URL 2: https://www.amazon.com/s?k=judi+silvano+cd+My+Dance

Lessons Learned

Judi Silvano and The Zephyr Band, 10 tracks, All Silvano Songs and Lyrics, Stories in the jazz-folk style, UNIT Records

Composers: Judi Silvano

Label's Website: www.judisilvano.com

Product ID: UTR4868

Buy URL 2: https://www.amazon.com/s?k=Judi+Silvano+Lessons+Learned

VIDEOS

Bougainvillea

Composer: Judi Silvano

Description: Bougainvillea” about the striking tropical flower, recorded at the Sweet Rhythm Jazz Club in New York City with pianist Janice Friedman, bassist Jennifer Vincent, and drummer Allison Miller.

Video URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H9zeup_F6mY

Dust and After Love

Composer: Judi Silvano

Description: Excerpts from Judi Silvano and the Zephyr Band live at the Cornelia Street Cafe, NYC, NY, August 2018. "After Love" and "Dust" from album Lessons Learned.

Video URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6r8b1tMKvIY

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