AACI Compositions Performed

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Regina Harris Baiocchi: Azuretta
Instrumentation:solo piano
Publisher:self-published
Year performed by AACI:2013
2019
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qTjgaUeeiwI
https://youtu.be/nRjDKI9qj6c
Genre:piano solos
Margaret Bonds: The Valley of the Bones
Anthology:Spiritual Suite for Piano, by Margaret Bonds
Instrumentation:piano
Publisher:Videmus/Louise Toppin
Year performed by AACI:2024
Video:https://youtu.be/3ruDnSwCQNU
Genre:piano solos
Valerie Capers: Billie's Song
Anthology:Portraits in Jazz
Instrumentation:solo piano
Publisher:Oxford University Press
Year performed by AACI:2010
2011
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pdyeo8QCQMo
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6-EW3396itw
Further information:2010/11: 'Billie's Song' (Billie Holliday) - text added and piano solo adapted for voice and piano by LaDoris Cordell, with permission of the composer, words by LaDoris Cordell
Genre:piano solos
Valerie Capers: Blue Bird
Anthology:Portraits in Jazz
Instrumentation:solo piano
Publisher:Oxford University Press
Year performed by AACI:2011
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yesf7sXD_QA
Further information:Instrumental and vocal parts added by Josephine Gandolfi with the permission of the composer
Genre:piano solos
Valerie Capers: Blues for the Duke
Anthology:Portraits in Jazz
Instrumentation:solo piano
Publisher:Oxford University Press
Year performed by AACI:2012
2016
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YEHOwUYOVKs
https://youtu.be/graO9xpLNeI
Further information:Vocal parts added by Josephine Gandolfi to the original solo piano version
Genre:piano solos
Valerie Capers: Bossa Brazilia
Anthology:Portraits in Jazz
Instrumentation:solo piano
Publisher:Oxford University Press
Year performed by AACI:2013
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=etGoeW7prfE
Further information:Instrumental and vocal parts added by Josephine Gandolfi with the permission of the composer
Genre:piano solos
Valerie Capers: Cool-Trane
Anthology:Portraits in Jazz
Instrumentation:solo piano
Publisher:Oxford University Press
Year performed by AACI:2011
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ejF1kNoBUbI
Further information:Arranged for 4-hands by Josephine Gandolfi with the permission of the composer
Genre:piano solos
Valerie Capers: Ella Scats The Lamb
Anthology:Portraits in Jazz
Instrumentation:solo piano
Publisher:Oxford University Press
Year performed by AACI:2011
2013
2015
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sJ7glMEsFSQ
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=83qn1XydAYU
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p0F9Ry34fQ8
Further information:Instrumental and vocal parts added by Josephine Gandolfi with the permission of the composer
Genre:piano solos
Valerie Capers: Sweet Mr. Jelly Roll
Anthology:Portraits in Jazz
Instrumentation:piano, flute, bassoon, percussion
Publisher:Oxford University Press
Year performed by AACI:2016
Video:https://youtu.be/Bn77iT50mAw
Further information:arranged for piccolo, bassoon, and piano by Josephine Gandolfi, with permission of the composer
Genre:piano solos
Valerie Capers: The Monk
Anthology:Portraits in Jazz
Instrumentation:solo piano
Publisher:Oxford University Press
Year performed by AACI:2011
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FHdxR_SsY7A
Further information:Arranged for 4-hands by Josephine Gandolfi with the permission of the composer
Genre:piano solos
Valerie Capers: Waltz for Miles
Anthology:Portraits in Jazz
Instrumentation:solo piano
Publisher:Oxford University Press
Year performed by AACI:2011
2016
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9TLNre_q9fE
https://youtu.be/uNahXCm4bFE
Further information:Clarinet part added by Josephine Gandolfi with the permission of the composer. Vocal part added by LaDoris Cordell.
Genre:piano solos
Valerie Capers: Waltz for Miles
Anthology:Portraits in Jazz
Instrumentation:piano
Publisher:Oxford University Press
Year performed by AACI:2016
Video:https://youtu.be/FmliWxgve-c
Further information:With trumpet
Genre:piano solos
Jeremiah Evans: Three Inventions for piano solo I. Heron's Engine II. Archimedes' Spiral, III. DaVinci's Flying Machine
Instrumentation:piano
Publisher:jevans music press
Year performed by AACI:2023
Video:https://youtu.be/_-N8Ry3bHio
Further information:performed with video created by Deanne Tucker
Genre:piano solos
Betty Jackson King: Autumn Dance
Anthology:Four Seasonal Sketches
Instrumentation:solo piano
Publisher:Jacksonian Press, Inc.
Year performed by AACI:2012
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pjMoblR7s1g
Genre:piano solos
Betty Jackson King: Spring Intermezzo
Anthology:Four Seasonal Sketches
Instrumentation:solo piano
Publisher:Jacksonian Press, Inc. or Black Women Composers, A Century of Piano Music (1893-1990), Helen Walker Hill, editor, Hildegard Publishing Company, Bryn Mawr, PA, www.hildegard.com
Year performed by AACI:2011
2023
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pw0QnYxsdL8
https://youtu.be/XgT2HAbeOOs
Further information:Arranged as four-hands piano duet by Josephine Gandolfi. Spring Intermezzo also in Black Women Composers: A Century of Piano Music (1893-1990), Helen Walker-Hill, Editor, Hildegard Publishing Company
Genre:piano solos
Betty Jackson King: Summer Interlude
Anthology:Four Seasonal Sketches
Instrumentation:solo piano
Publisher:Jacksonian Press, Inc.
Year performed by AACI:2012
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vgxiDtzh2_U
Genre:piano solos
Betty Jackson King: Winter Holiday
Anthology:Four Seasonal Sketches
Instrumentation:solo piano
Publisher:Jacksonian Press, Inc.
Year performed by AACI:2011
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Khvj73Y9r4Y
Further information:Arranged as four-hands piano duet by Josephine Gandolfi
Genre:piano solos
Lena McLin: A Summer Day
Anthology:Black Women Composers, A Century of Piano Music (1893-1990)
Instrumentation:piano
Publisher:Hildegard Publishing Company
Year performed by AACI:2015
Video:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z7xeWZ_9ykA
Genre:piano solos
Shawn Okpebholo: Amazing Grace
Instrumentation:piano
Publisher:Yellow Einstein Press
Year performed by AACI:2024
Video:https://youtu.be/BqnU4FifVaQ
Genre:piano solos
Zenobia Powell Perry: A Jazz Trifle
Instrumentation:piano
Publisher:Jaygayle Music
Year performed by AACI:2017
Video:https://youtu.be/K8oUskMTCc8
Genre:piano solos
Zenobia Powell Perry: Flight
Instrumentation:solo piano
Publisher:Jaygayle Music
Year performed by AACI:2013
2019
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kjzx7emm5QE
https://youtu.be/jZg56x2ZqOQ
Genre:piano solos
Zenobia Powell Perry: Homage: To William Levi Dawson
Anthology:Homage: To William Levi Dawson
Black Women Composers: A Century of Piano Music (1893-1990), Helen Walker-Hill, Editor
Instrumentation:solo piano
Publisher:Hildegard Publishing Company
Year performed by AACI:2012
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9-2zzobcvH4
Further information:Work is based on I've Been 'Buked and I've Been Scorned
Genre:piano solos
Zenobia Powell Perry: Nocturne
Instrumentation:piano
Year performed by AACI:2017
Video:https://youtu.be/cspRJPDkunI
Genre:piano solos
Florence Price: Nimble Feet (Dances in the Canebrakes)
Anthology:Piano Music of Africa and the African Diaspora, Volume 3, Compiled and Edited by William H. Chapman Nyaho
Instrumentation:piano
Publisher:Oxford University Press
Year performed by AACI:2014
Video:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oI7S5O0NYtY&feature=youtu.be
Genre:piano solos
William Grant Still: Dark Horseman
Anthology:Three Visions
Instrumentation:solo piano
Publisher:William Grant Still Music
Year performed by AACI:2010
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xu0twRg29mc
Genre:piano solos
William Grant Still: Out of Silence
Anthology:Seven Traceries
Instrumentation:solo piano
Publisher:William Grant Still Music
Year performed by AACI:2010
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FPc5KydeXig
Genre:piano solos
William Grant Still: Radiant Pinnacle
Anthology:Three Visions
Instrumentation:solo piano
Publisher:William Grant Still Music
Year performed by AACI:2009
Video:N/A
Genre:piano solos
William Grant Still: Summerland
Anthology:Three Visions
Instrumentation:solo piano
Publisher:William Grant Still Music
Year performed by AACI:2009
Video:N/A
Genre:piano solos
George Walker: Prelude
Anthology:Piano Music of Africa and the African Diaspora, Compiled and Edited by William H. Chapman Nyaho, Vol. 4, Oxford University Press, 2008
Instrumentation:piano
Publisher:Oxford University Press
Year performed by AACI:2019
Video:https://youtu.be/gM1CiPPO4WQ
Genre:piano solos
Dolores White: Glaciers
Instrumentation:solo piano
Publisher:Dolores White Music
Year performed by AACI:2013
Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hgG6wxlxKfw
Genre:piano solos
Mary Lou Williams: Bobo and Doodles
Instrumentation:piano
Year performed by AACI:2020
Video:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ddsDG5hoHqw
Genre:piano solos
Mary Lou Williams: Special Freight
Instrumentation:piano
Year performed by AACI:2020
Video:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3DrfKdWAfvM
Genre:piano solos
John Wesley Work III: Big Bunch of Roses
Anthology:from Appalachia, Three Fiddle and Game Tunes
Instrumentation:piano
Publisher:Axelrod Publications, Inc., Providence, R.I.
Year performed by AACI:2024
Video:https://youtu.be/bKCEkzbGvF4
Genre:piano solos