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Fall to the Sky (Minucci/Lanzaro)

FALL TO THE SKY (2009)
Choreography: Lisa R. Chow
Music: Chieli Minucci & Kris Lanzaro, published by Chieli Music
(ASCAP)
Bronze Relief Art: John Henry Waddell
Photo Images: Amy  Waddell
Video Design: Billbob Brown
Lighting Designer: Michael Eddy
Costumes: Lisa R. Chow & George A. Johnson
Performers: Jeff Buckley, Hannah Carlsgaard, Lisa R. Chow, Dina Ternullo Melley, Ryann Alise Vaughn
Fall to the Sky is a collaboration that was inspired by an
incredible collection of bronze reliefs by Arizona sculpture artist, John Henry
Waddell and music by Chieli Minucci and Kris Lanzaro. Waddell’s work, called
Rising was just recently completed after eleven years of hard work. Waddell
hopes to find a home for this collection, possibly in New York as a dedication
to the victims of 911. Chielis music, Jewel in the Desert Sky was originally
released as Jewels back in 1995 and was recently reworked, remixed, rearranged
and completely rewritten, in collaboration with Lanzaro who lives in Germany.
This process of completing the new rendition all took place via cyberspace! Fall
to the Sky embraces the human spirit in search of enlightenment and peace. This
premiere collaboration is dedicated to the memories of loved ones lost to
disease, war and all tragedies.
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Shadow (Raptis)

Desert Dance Theatre at Tempe Center for the Arts on June 13, 2009 at its 30th Anniversary Celebration. Shadow was premiered at that performance with special guest guitarist, Chieli Minucci from Special EFX.

SHADOW (Premiere)

Choreography: Lisa R. Chow and Step Raptis
Music: Step Raptis
Shadow Lighting Concept: Step Raptis
Lighting Designer: Carolyn Koch
Art Design Inspiration: Gary Hostallero
Costume: Pam Gazelle Robertson
Performers: Lisa R. Chow (Dancer), Chieli Minucci (Guitar), Step Raptis (Berimbau)

Shadow was created through collaboration of inspiration. The shadow never forgets its inspiration for existence. Step Raptis

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SILENT NIGHT

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This is from GRP’s first Christmas/Holiday video release, called ” A GRP Christmas Colleciton” (1988).
George and Chieli improvised this arrangement on the spot to the classic song and later on a video was choreographed to the piece~

Gathering Wind (from Without You) // Chieli Minucci
  1. Gathering Wind (from Without You) // Chieli Minucci
  2. Deep as the Night (from the upcoming 2017 release, Deep as the Night) // Chieli Minucci
  3. Mirage (from Genesis) // Chieli Minucci
  4. Far Away (from Genesis) // Chieli Minucci
  5. Garden of Eden (from the upcoming 2017 release, Deep as the Night) // Chieli Minucci
  6. Native Rivers (from World Journeys – Gotham Music – GM174) // Chieli Minucci
  7. Mi Amore (from Party) // Chieli Minucci
  8. Ozone Alert (from Global Village) // Chieli Minucci
  9. Two Hearts (from Butterfly) // Chieli Minucci
  10. Stars in Your Eyes (from Got It Goin’ On) // Chieli Minucci
  11. Crazy Eights (from // Chieli Minucci
  12. Islands (from Mystique) // Chieli Minucci
  13. New Bop (from Sweet Surrender) // Chieli Minucci
  14. The Effect (from Confidential) // Chieli Minucci
  15. The Gift (from It’s Gonna Be Good) // Chieli Minucci
  16. Without You (from Night Grooves) // Chieli Minucci
  17. Beautiful Gold (from the upcoming 2017 release, Deep as the Night) // Chieli Minucci
  18. Endless Us (from the upcoming 2017 release, Deep as the Night) // Chieli Minucci
  19. Mystical (from Sweet Surrender) // Chieli Minucci
  20. Never Ending Love (from the upcoming 2017 release, Deep as the Night) // Chieli Minucci
  21. Masterpiece (from Masterpiece) // Chieli Minucci
  22. The Haunting (from Genesis) // Chieli Minucci
  23. Love Is Always Young (from Got It Goin’ On) // Chieli Minucci
  24. Across the Seven Seas (from the upcoming 2017 release, Deep as the Night) // Chieli Minucci
  25. One Day (from Just Like Magic) // Chieli Minucci
  26. Nasir di Nuevo (from Night Grooves) // Chieli Minucci
  27. Genesis (from Genesis) // Chieli Minucci
  28. Sad Senorita (from World Journeys – Gotham Music GM174) // Chieli Minucci
  29. Journeys (from Travels) // Chieli Minucci
  30. Yesterdays Memories (from Slice of Life) // Chieli Minucci
  31. Global Village (from Global Village) // Chieli Minucci
  32. Happy Happy (from Party) // Chieli Minucci
  33. Good Times Ahead (from Got It Goin’ On) // Chieli Minucci
  34. So It Begins (from Genesis) // Chieli Minucci
  35. Hot 100 (from Sweet on You) // Chieli Minucci
  36. Jewels – part 1 (from Jewels) // Chieli Minucci
  37. The Juice (from Got it Goin’ On) // Chieli Minucci
  38. Dance on the Delta (from the upcoming 2017 release, Deep as the Night) // Chieli Minucci
  39. Guitarzzz (from Sweet Surrender) // Chieli Minucci
  40. Till the End of Time (from Genesis) // Chieli Minucci
  41. Kickin’ It Hard (from Night Grooves) // Chieli Minucci
  42. Gentle Hands (from Inspire Me – Gotham Music GM194) // Chieli Minucci
  43. Gamelan Games (from East of the Sun) // Chieli Minucci
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