Imani Winds

Imani Winds (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

I have long been a huge fan of the Imani Winds – a woodwind quintet that has a distinct and delicious vision of what a woodwind quintet can do. Catch them live in concert if you ever get the chance! For a taste of their vision and abilities, check out this “Tiny Desk Concert” video currently playing on NPR; they perform excerpts of Igor Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring in a brilliant arrangement for 5 winds of the original massive orchestral score. An amazing feat!

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