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Distributed internationally by Naxos USA, XAS Records is the label of the PRISM Quartet. PRISM is known worldwide for pioneering saxophone music through commissions and collaborations with today’s leading composers, solo artists, chamber ensembles, and orchestras. PRISM’s discography features a who’s who of contemporary music makers, documenting performances of a broad range of compositions, from new classical to modern jazz. This tradition continues with XAS Records, a platform for the Quartet to chart fresh musical territory with superlative audio recordings.

 

Paradigm Lost

XAS 103;  September 22, 2017

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Color Theory

XAS 102;  April 14, 2017

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The Curtis Project

XAS Records/101;  April 29, 2016

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UPCOMING PRISM QUARTET RELEASES ON XAS

The Book of Days (EP)
Composer/Guest Artist: Uri Caine (Piano)

The Painting Party (EP)
Composer: Brad Ellis

Ba Yin (EP)
Guest Ensemble: University of Missouri – Kansas City Wind Ensemble
Composer: Chen Yi

Night Music
Composers: Steven Mackey, Julia Wolfe, Emma O’Halloran, Kristin Kuster, and Anna Weesner

Heritage/Evolution, Volume 2
Composers/Guest Artists: Ravi Coltrane (tenor sax), Chris Potter (soprano and tenor sax), Joe Lovano (tenor sax), Miguel Zenon (alto sax)

Surfaces and Essences
Composers: Christopher Biggs, Emily Koh, Victoria Cheah, Viet Cuong, Joseph Sowa

XAS: New Music for Saxophones from Greece
Composers: Iannis Xenakis, Stratis Minakakis, Georgia Spiropoulos, Michael Adamis, Giorgos Koumendakis

The Anchoress
Guest artists: Piffaro, The Renaissance Band; Hyunah Yu, soprano
Composer: David Ludwig