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Matthew Levy has been hailed by the Saxophone Journal as “a complete virtuoso of the tenor saxophone” and by the New York Times for his “energetic and enlivening” performances. His music is highlighted on three PRISM recordings on Koch and innova. From 2000-2011, he served as Director of the Philadelphia Music Project at The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage.

WRTI’s Kile Smith Reviews “People’s Emergency Center”

April 1, 2014 6:57 pm Published by

Kile Smith’s latest recommendation on WRTI 90.1 is non other than the PRISM Quartet’s latest output, People’s Emergency Center.   “All ...

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Miguel Zenon


January 16, 2014 9:44 pm Published by

The PRISM Quartet presents Heritage/Evolution, a groundbreaking three concert series at Philadelphia’s World Cafe Live and New York City's Symphony Space featuring world premieres of new works composed and performed by today’s most inventive jazz saxophonists: Steve Lehman, Dave Liebman, Rudresh Mahanthappa, Greg Osby, Tim Ries, and Miguel Zenón.

Join us for an unprecedented saxophone summit as PRISM, a “bold ensemble that set the standard for contemporary-classical saxophone quartets” (The New York Times), partners with six master artists who defy convention.


January 1, 2014 5:40 pm Published by

PRISM's latest release, People's Emergency Center, was featured on a recent installment of WNYC's New Sounds with the one-and-only John Schaefer. Have a listen to PRISM performing Matthew Levy's "Under the Sun" with pianist Jason Moran and percussionist Francois Zayas.


January 1, 2014 3:42 pm Published by

PRISM was featured on a recent installment of WNYC’s New Sounds with John Schaefer performing Roshanne Etezady’s “Keen,” one of ...

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