Personnel: Alexa Tarantino, alto saxophone; Dariusz Terefenko, piano
Description: Crossing Paths is the first record from jazz saxophone and piano duo, Alexa Tarantino and Dariusz Terefenko. It was released in January 2015 on Alexa’s record label, Infinite Records. The album explores the potential of interactive improvisation using lesser-known standard tunes as well as 20th-century post-tonal compositions and original material. Tarantino/Terefenko has since traveled the globe performing and teaching as Artists in Residence at the Academy of Music in Krakow, The Hartt School, SUNY Oswego, the Jazz Education Network’s Fifth Annual Conference, Saint Peter’s Church in NYC, and the Hartford Public Library’s Baby Grand Jazz Series.
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