Doug Lofstrom

and the New quartet


Composer and bassist Doug Lofstrom, formerly composer-in-residence for the Metropolis Symphony Orchestra and musical director of Chicago's Free Street Theater, has composed and arranged a wealth of stunning orchestral and chamber music. His works have been performed by the St. Louis, Indianapolis, and Milwaukee Symphony Orchestras, and the Present Music, Tales & Scales and Revolution Chamber Ensembles, among others. He is currently on the faculty of Chicago's Columbia College.

Violinist James Sanders regularly performs with the Ravinia Festival Orchestra and Symphony. Multi-reedist Michael Levin has performed with artist as diverse as Diane Schurr, Clark Terry, and the Temptations. Pianist Leandro Lopez-Varady originally from Argentina, recently settled in Chicago after touring the Far East with jazzman Eldee Young.

In addition to Lofstrom's cross-genre chamber music, the New Quartet features tangos by Astor Pizzolla, chamber music of Bach, Mozart, Bartok and Stravinsky and early classics from the Duke Ellington Orchestra.


UPC: 6-17311-30142-1
UPC: 6-17311-30182-7


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1. Violin Fantasia

2. Oblivion

3-5. African Marketplace

6. Sad Song

7. Vocalise

8-9. Jigs & Airs


Sound Clips & CD's
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1. Danse Antiqua
Doug Lofstrom
2. La Muerte del Angel
Astor Piazzolla
3 – 4. Sean O'Dwyer of the Glen - Trad. Irish
5. The Mooch
Duke Ellington
6. Bulgarian Rhythm
Bela Bartok
7. Jitterbug Waltz
Fats Waller
8. Menuet
Claude Debussy
9. Harramt Ahebbak
Salah el Sharnobi
10. Nature Boy
Eden Ahbez
11. Forlana
Gerald Finzi
12. Libertango
Astor Piazzolla
13. Waltz
Doug Lofstrom
14. Ponte de Area
Milton Nasciemento
15.Mirror Dance
Doug Lofstrom