Tom Varner Quintet: Improvisations, New Works & Works from the 90s

The Tom Varner Quintet (Varner, French horn/composer; Mark Taylor, alto saxophone; Eric Barber, tenor saxophone; Phil Sparks, bass; Byron Vannoy, drums) present a mix of improvisations, new works for quintet and selected works from Tom’s three acclaimed 1990s quintet CD’s, The Mystery of Compassion, Martian Heartache, and Swimming. Also, a couple of new pieces adapted from Tom’s newest recording project, Nine Surprises, a new work for nonet, to be released this Fall.