recordings

<a href="http://itunes.apple.com/ca/album/id304556617">Lara James, Facades</a>

Welsh saxophonist Lara James' first release includes the soprano sax and cello duet Here Again.

Circle of Wind (2011)

Colin’s first solo release of chamber music for saxophone includes the compositions Pak Alit, Flow Like Water, Here Again, Prana, Thaumaturgy, and Prison of Bone.

 

Read the Circle of Wind review at Modern Tempo

Read the Circle of Wind review at vancouverreview.com

Fringe Percussion

Vancouver percussion quartet Fringe Percussion commissioned and recorded the composition Enginuity.

Playing with Words

Colin recorded the speech melody piece (tenor sax and soundtrack) Dyin' Ain't Bad Y'all by Canadian composer Michael Vincent.  The recording is included in the companion CD to a collection of essays by different musicians who deal with text in their work.

upcoming events

Galiano Concerts

7:30 pm!
Cascadia Reed Quintet
Music by Rameau, Debussy, Mellits, MacDonald, and Strayhorn
Marea Chernoff, oboe
Christopher Lee, clarinet
Colin MacDonald, saxophones
Olivia Martin, bassoon
AK Coope, bass clarinet

Sat, Oct 21, 2017 7 pm
South Galiano Community Hall
Galiano Island, BC
Music @ Midweek

Cascadia Reed Quintet
Music by Mozetich, Martland, Mellits, and MacDonald
Marea Chernoff, oboe
Christopher Lee, clarinet
Colin MacDonald, saxophones
Olivia Martin, bassoon
AK Coope, bass clarinet
Daniel Tones, marimba

Wed, Jan 31, 2018 12 pm
KPU Langley Auditorium, Kwantlen Polytechnic University
20901 Langley Bypass, Langley, BC