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Derek Jones - Violet Rays

Derek Jones - Violet Rays
Derek Jones has enjoyed an extensive performing career throughout Australia, Europe USA, and Asia. His performing career includes solo performances with the Melbourne Symphony, The Australian Philharmonic Orchestra, Orchestra Victoria and the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, the latter involving solo appearances in Carnegie Hall, New York. Derek has toured Europe and Asia with recital performances in Manchester, Dublin, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Italy. He has also performed as soloist for ABC Radio in live broadcasts and has recorded recitals for ABC Classic FM. Derek has released his CD Sun Down Moon Up, in 2008, a collection of his own compositions and improvisations. His career includes principal flute positions with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, the Australian Philharmonic Orchestra; Orchestra Victoria. Derek has been invited to audition for principal flute positions in Europe. He has made guest teaching appearances at the Paris Conservatoire, the Geneva Conservatoire, Trento Conservatoire, The Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester The Royal Irish Academy of Music, Dublin, Boston University, The Hong Kong Academy of Performing Arts, and the Taiwan Flute School. Derek is currently Head of Woodwind at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music, University of Melbourne, Australia.

About this track...

Violet Rays is the second improvisation on this CD. It is based on a Gregorian chant. It is an observation of the human condition, the good and dark qualities being played out in the world - and the listener looking on from afar.

Other tracks by Derek Jones: Journey to Serenity  -  Blue Star
Number Of People In Act Solo
State/Territory Artist Is Based In VIC
City/Town/Region Artist Is Based In Melbourne
Taken From The Release Titled Spirit Wind
Copyright Holder's Name Move Records
Publisher Move Records
Media Servicing Date 2017-11-15
Main Genre Classical
Genre 2 Atmospheric
Genre 3 Instrumental
Genre 4 Soundscapes
Contains explicit lyrics or themes that may offend some listeners No
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