Nova Saxophone Quartet

Rhapsodie for Saxophone (arr. for quartet) »

Greg Knapp’s stunning transcription and arrangement of Claude Debussy’s work composed for saxophone soloist and orchestra is far more exciting than the original, often criticized as an uninspired effort. This arrangement was informed by original orchestral recordings and the unorchestrated piano/soloist score… Read More

Outside the Box »

Outside the Box, Nova’s most recent CD was released on the Equilibrium label and features new works by Rick Lawn (Three Sketches for Saxophone Quartet) and Mike Titlebaum as well as classic works arranged for quartet ranging from J.S. Bach to Paul Hindemith, Russell Howland and Rudy Wiedoeft… Read More

Double Image »

This recording, the quartet’s third and second initially released on the Musical Heritage Society, is now available exclusively from this web site! A number of titles on this recording are being offered for sale in the misc. music section of this web site… Read More

InNOVAtions »

This is the second recording by the Nova Quartet with new personnel and Rick Lawn as the only constant, moving from soprano to alto. This may be the best recording available of Phil Woods first quartet especially since it includes the optional improvised extension to the first movement…Read More

The Nova Saxophone Quartet (debut recording) »

The debut recording by the Nova Quartet is still a classic featuring many of the Paris Conservatory “chestnuts” from the repertoire. All this great must is fortunately still in print and performed regularly by quartets around the globe. Music – the universal language! Read More