Christopher Biggs and The Inside Story: DECADE ZERO

Composer Christopher Biggs, who was a featured composer on ONYX, is now releasing his debut Ravello Records album DECADE ZERO. Biggs’ music has been presented across the United States and Europe, as well as Latin America and Asia. His music is regularly performed at conferences and festivals, including the International Computer Music Conference, SEAMUS Conference,... Continue Reading →

The PARMA Album of the Day: INNER MUSIC

On his debut release on Navona Records, INNER MUSIC, composer Ruud van Eeten presents three works that highlight the refinement and control evident in his compositional style performed by Matangi Quartet, Amstel Quartet,  and pianist Saskia Lankhoorn. Audiophile Audition says, "Ruud Van Eeten is clearly a talented and well-trained musician." Find the album on iTunes... Continue Reading →

The Inside Story: Demetrius Spaneas

Demetrius Spaneas a composer, musician, and musical ambassador,  has earned awards from ASCAP, Meet the Composer, the American Music Center, U.S. State Department, and Russian Senate. Today, with the re-release of FROM A FAR-OFF WORLD, Demetrius is our next featured artist in "The Inside Story," a blog series exploring the inner workings and personalities of... Continue Reading →

June 2017 New Music on Navona and Ravello Records

Help kick off the beginning of summer by celebrating new music from Navona and Ravello Records, featuring Les Délices, Sergio Cervetti, Jan Jirásek and JITRO, Allen Brings, and Demetrius Spaneas. Listen now... https://open.spotify.com/user/parma.recordings/playlist/4ve47RuMr6IW7imAZw4YPq   Want to know more? Keep reading... AGE OF INDULGENCE  |  Les Délices Early music ensemble Les Délices presents an exquisite compendium of... Continue Reading →

The PARMA Album of the Day: VANISHING POINT

VANISHING POINT, released on Ravello Records last year, features the pairing of saxophonist Allen Harrington and organist Lottie Enns-Braun.  The unusual instrumental combo is not often heard in the classical repertoire but as Enns-Braun notes, “The saxophone and organ are wind instruments that rarely occupy the same space at the same time, and it is our... Continue Reading →

PARMA Album of the Day: THE POSTCARD SESSIONS

The Harrington/Loewen Duo made up of Allen Harrington on the saxophone and Laura Loewen on piano released their most recent Ravello Records album, POSTCARD SESSIONS, in May of 2016. The album is emblematic of the saxophone’s European ancestry, as well as the saxophonists’ commonplace imperative to arrange works for their instrument. Winnipeg Free Press says "It’s impossible... Continue Reading →

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