Transcendence is a piece I conceived revolving around the idea I call musical transcendence–where what you play no longer is a conscious thing, but rather it’s an extension of your essence and you execute things beyond what you thought your capabilities are.

 

Personnel:

Woodwinds
Erica Barden – Flute 1
Jon Tucker – Alto 1
Tristan Magruder – Flute 2
Nathan Hayford – Alto 2
Zachary Bornheimer – Flute 3, Tenor Sax 1, Composer, Conductor
Jose Valentino – Alto Flute, Tenor Sax 2
Jon Cestero – Bass Clarinet, Bari Sax

Trumpets
David Pruyn – Trumpet 1
Graham Pollack – Trumpet 2
Jared VanVickle – Trumpet 3
James Suggs – Trumpet 4 (which is like Trombone 0)

Trombones
Joe Offner – Trombone 1
Buggy Bowden – Trombone 2
Jordan Harris – Trombone 3
Joe Tieman – Trombone 4 (Bass Trombone)

Rhythm
Chris Rottmayer – Piano Intro
Ermesc Gonzales – Guitar (playing the Piano part, except the intro)
Dominic Walker – Guitar
Alejandro Arenas – Bass
Dave Rudolph – Drums