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A new documentary film – “Inside Time” features NEXUS

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NEXUS Bob Becker, Bill Cahn, Robin Engelman, Russell Hartenberger, Garry Kvistad A new documentary film, “Inside Time“ featuring an original score by NEXUS, receives a 2008 Yorkton Golden Sheaf award for best social/political documentary The 30-minute documentary film, ‘Inside Time,’ was produced in 2007 for the National Film Board of Canada.  The story is centered… Read more »

Wings Reviews

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from Wholenote Magazine Among contemporary music fans, NEXUS has long been considered one of the world’s premiere percussion ensembles – and they have been making music of the percussive persuasion for an astonishing 37 years. I think I just may be dating myself when relating that I attended some of their early memorable all-improvised concerts… Read more »

Has the Reich Stuff at The Ojai Music Festival

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June 8, 2008 NEXUS Bob Becker, Bill Cahn, Robin Engelman, Russell Hartenberger, Garry Kvistad Has the Reich Stuff at The Ojai Music Festival In a pair of towering programs at the Ojai (CA) Music Festival, NEXUS, the internationally acclaimed percussion ensemble, brought audiences to standing ovations with performances of  masterworks by Steve Reich, this year’s… Read more »

Various Quotes from the NEXUS appearance at Ojai, California – June 2008

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“one of the peak experiences of my musical life…At the sudden ending…ecstatic whoops and cheers forced three curtain calls… It was a performance for the ages.” – Brett Campbell, San Francisco Classical Voice “Ojai felt, for that hour, like holy ground.” – Mark Swed, L. A. Times music critic “I’m writing this a few hours… Read more »

NEXUS at Cool Drummings 2008

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NEXUS Bob Becker, Bill Cahn, Robin Engelman, Russell Hartenberger, Garry Kvistad Performs Minimalist Classics At the ‘Cool Drummings’ Festival Toronto – May 23, 2008 Since the ensemble’s first concert in 1971 NEXUS, the Toronto-based percussion quintet, has participated in many international music festivals around the world.  NEXUS has been credited with extending the modern percussion… Read more »

NEXUS Releases “Wings” – a new CD

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November 1, 2007 Release NEXUS Bob Becker, Bill Cahn, Robin Engelman, Russell Hartenberger, Garry Kvistad Releases A New Compact Disc‘WINGS’ – NEXUS CD #10915 NEXUS has been credited with expanding the modern percussion ensemble’s world of possibilities. Since the group’s first all improvised concert in 1971, the Toronto-based percussion quintet has performed its music in… Read more »

WINGS – Nexus Records 10915

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NEXUS – WINGS Nexus Records 10915 A Song of Circles and Triangles –Toru Takemitsu, arr. by Robin Engelman [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Sakura (Cherry Blossoms – Traditional) – Toru Takemitsu, arr. by Robin Engelman Just Sing – Bill Cahn

NEXUS Premieres Two Major Works for Percussion September 2007

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NEXUS Bob Becker, Bill Cahn, Robin Engelman, Russell Hartenberger, Garry Kvistad Premieres Two Major Works for Percussion September 2007 NEXUS, the Toronto-based percussion quintet, has been credited with expanding the modern percussion ensemble’s world of possibilities. Since the group’s first all improvised concert in 1971 NEXUS has performed its music in solo recitals and with… Read more »

Percussion & Pianos Rule at The Ojai Music Festival – June 2007

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June 13, 2007 NEXUS Jan Williams, Thomas Morris, Robin Engelman, Garry Kvistad, Peter Eötvös, Bob Becker, Russell Hartenberger, Bill Cahn Percussion & Pianos Rule at The Ojai Music Festival June 8 – 10, 2007 In each of four diverse programs at the Ojai (CA) Music Festival, NEXUS, the internationally acclaimed percussion quintet, brought audiences to… Read more »

Ojai Reviews – June 2007

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ARTICLES / BLOG ENTRIES DURING THE FESTIVAL Out West Arts blogspot Ojai Day 2 June 11, 2007 Sometimes I wonder why I go to the Ojai festival. I hate sitting outdoors in the sun, or even worse, freezing at night. Nor is sitting on a hard bench for up to 6 hours a day my… Read more »

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