The Hang is On… for Clarinet and CD attempts to bridge the gap between “dance” music and “concert” music. It is music that can work in a club or at a recital. This was inspired by the Michael Jackson hit “PYT”. The accompaniment was mixed by Colleen Harwood. – Josh Oxford
Josh Oxford, born in 1985, is a performer, composer, and arranger of myriad styles of music. Using his collection of vintage synthesizers, Josh is the leader of “The OXtet,” a jazz fusion ensemble that Oxford composes all the music for. Josh has studied with Janet Radmore, Jim Latten, Rick Eleck, Gordon Stout, and Ed Mann. He has performed throughout the central New York area on piano, percussion, and Moog synthesizer. Josh graduated with a BM in percussion performance from the Ithaca College School of Music in 2007. While at school, he performed in a variety of ensembles, including the Ithaca College Klezmer Ensemble, Wind Ensemble, Orchestra, and Jazz Lab. After suffering a debilitating car crash in 2010, Josh has devoted his energy to composing. His music can be heard on Aaron Tindall’s recording “This Is My House” and on The OXtet’s debut CD.
Solo Part Included: Clarinet