“The composer/pianist presents piano solos and chamber works including Variations on a Theme of Bill Conti and songs based on poems by Villon, with Steve Elson, sax, and Christopher Berg, piano. Hannan’s work is distinguished be an infectious counterpoint an da drawing-in-th-air impression. He has written widely for theatre and dance, most notably for Rober Longo, Eric Barsness, Jill Kroesen, Eric Bogosian, Bill T. Jones, and on commission for the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra.”
"Illuminati: 2 Facets by the composer/contrabass guitarist for septet and 15-piece band including downtown's finest string, wind, keyboard and percussion players. The music is an amalgam of 19th and 20th Century chamber and jazz writing with touches of swing, ragtime, pulse, ska, reggae, and funk rhythms plus the improv talents of musicians. Gallant was an Emmy nominee for sound design on a daytime soap and has also worked with John Zorn. His disc with Illuminati is on Scratch."
"The saxophonist and pianist perform collaborative pieces involving real time constructions using tone rows and chord sets. Donal Fox is a classically-trained composer with Lisztian fingers while Oliver lake is a saxophonist known for his work with The World Saxophone Quartet, Anthony Braxton, Cecil Taylor, and Jump Up. Fox is currently working on a piece commissioned by the St. Louis Symphony. Lake has written for the Arditti String Quartet. As a duo they have two upcoming releases on Koch Records and New World Records."