PRISM's 2014-15 concert series finished with a bang, featuring guest appearances from Ravi Coltrane and Chris Potter. Check back in September for information on our 2015-16 concert series.

"PRISM’s intonation is of the highest order, and the combination of their precision and warm, round tone meant that the chords they made together were astonishingly beautiful." New York Classical Review

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PRISM's latest innova releases are now available.

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"Three decades of virtuosity...the quartet’s technical brilliance was on vivid display." DOWNBEAT

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Make sure you subscribe to the PRISM Quartet's YouTube channel. We're posting lots of new videos this summer.

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"This virtuosic ensemble is a saxophone quartet, but prepare to hear sounds that transcend the traditional palette of that instrument." The New York Times

PRISM Awarded MAP Fund Grant

By: . April 29, 2015. Posted under: Ken Ueno

PRISM was awarded a grant from the MAP Fund for Color Theory, a new project in which we'll join forces with the Grammy-winning Partch ensemble to premiere new work by Ken Ueno at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts and Roulette in June 2016. The program will also feature a new commission from Stratis Minakakis, as well as music by Harry Partch and Iannis Xenakis. Read the press release HERE.

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Media Coverage

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  • PHL Inquirer Concert Review: PRISM Quartet teams with Ravi Coltrane and Chris Potter at Painted Bride Read

    "The Painted Bride hosted a celebration of the saxophone Tuesday night. The PRISM Quartet welcomed two of the most celebrated performers in modern jazz for a show blurring the lines between jazz and classical music. In this latest installment in the Heritage/Evolution series, PRISM's season finale added Chris Potter and Ravi Coltrane to the mix."

  • CD Review: Textura on Heritage/Evolution, Volume 1

    "The lines normally separating classical and jazz worlds blur if not vanish altogether on an incredible collection...all of the recording's material is positioned at a consistently high level...another appealing feature of the recording is its literal embodiment of community."

Recent CD Release

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    Heritage/Evolution, Volume 1

    innova/906 / January 27, 2015 Find Out More
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    People’s Emergency Center

    innova/890 / May 27, 2014 Find Out More