Jim Fox is a Los Angeles-based composer whose usually quiet, slow, lyrical music has been described by critics as “austere” and “ethereal” (The Wire), “phenomenally beautiful” (Kyle Gann, Chamber Music), and “sensuous” (Fanfare). His music has appeared on the Cold Blue, innova, CRI, Advance, Grenadilla, Raptoria Caam, and Citadel labels.
smoke, hornblende, clay
(by the composer himself)
Smoke, hornblende, clay, composed for and dedicated to Nicolas Horvath,
may suggest a variety of things during its very brief “life”:
elemental matter and shapes, simple change/decay,
a drift toward nothingness . . .