Composer, pianist and keyboardist Wayne Horvitz has composed and produced music for a variety
of video, film, theater and dance projects. Recent projects include Music For Morning,
commissioned by Experience Music Project in Seattle. Music For Morning performers are
Wayne Horvitz, Bill Frisell, Ron Miles, Joey Baron and Peggy
Lee. Another recent project resulted in a CD, Mylab (2004), on Terminus
Records. Mylab is a collaboration with with Tucker Martine and guest artists,
including Bobby Previte, Doug Wieselman, Danny Barnes, Eyvind Kang,
Bill Frisell, Robin Holcomb, Michael Shreve, Skerik and others.
Wayne's score to Charlie Chaplin's film The Circus, for two pianos, two clarinets and
violin premiered during January 2000 in Oporto, Portugal and appears on CD as a part of the
Tzadik CD, Film Music (2003).
Other projects include two film scores with director Gus Van Sant and a full-length
score for PBS's Chihuly Over Venice. Works for theater and dance include music
for a production of Death of A Salesman for Seattle's ACT theater; productions of Ezra
Pounds' Elektra and the American premiere of Harold Pinter's Mountain Language,
both directed by Carey Perloff. Other theater and dance works include music for
Bill Irwin's Broadway show Strictly NY and productions by the Liz Lerman Dance
Exchage and the Crispin Spaeth Dance Company.
Some recent and notable CDs include Otis Spann and other compositions (2001) on
Periplum Records and Monologue - 20 Pieces For Dance (1997), a solo recording on
Cavity Search. Please refer to the discography
page for a complete listing of Wayne Horvitz recordings.