Category: Tower Music Updates


One year ago today my defining album Tower Music was released. Hailed as “IRRESISTIBLE” – The San Francisco Chronicle “4 STARS” – BBC Classical Music Magazine “BEAUTIFULLY CONTINUES THE TRADITION OF SOME OF THE GREATEST 20th CENTURY EXPERIMENTALISTS” – The Buffalo News “THIS NEEDLESS TO SAY IS MUSIC YOU SHOULD HEAR” – Classical Modern Music “FEARLESSLY DYNAMIC” – Second Inversion “PICK OF THE MONTH” – CD Hotlist “SPECTACULAR” –… Read more →

For Your Grammy Voting Consideration

The 2017 Grammy Awards ballots have gone out. Presented for your Grammy voting consideration: Tower Music / Musique de la Tour in the following categories: – #2 Album of the Year – #73 Best engineered album, Classical – #74 Producer of the year, Classical – #79 Best Classical instrumental solo – #82 Best Contemporary Classical Composition IRRESISTIBLE – The San Francisco… Read more →

Bridge Music Guided Tour with Bertolozzi

Joseph Bertolozzi will lead a tour of his “Bridge Music” sound-art installation, Sunday October 9 at 2:30pm on the Franklin D. Roosevelt “Mid Hudson” Bridge. The public will get a chance to play along to the music; drumsticks will be provided. Free of charge and open to the public, this personally guided experience by the composer is hosted by the New York State Bridge Authority and Oxford University… Read more →

PARIS ON HUDSON: Celebrating Joseph Bertolozzi’s TOWER MUSIC

PARIS ON HUDSON: Celebrating Tower Music  A Parisian-cafe street festival celebrating Beacon composer Joseph Bertolozzi’s adventures in creating the internationally acclaimed album “Tower Music” is slated for Saturday, September 10 from 6-10pm at Bank Square CoffeeHouse. During the course of the night’s entertainment Bertolozzi will conduct two multimedia presentations that take the audience through his adventures in recording the Eiffel Tower. These sessions yielded “Tower Music” which reached… Read more →


Environmental Sound Artists: In Their Own Words, a new book by Frederick Bianchi and V. J. Manzo published by Oxford University Press is now available. I have my own chapter in this book, largely about Bridge Music and touching on Tower Music, which wasn’t completed at the time of the book’s writing. The book recounts the philosophy, technology, aesthetics, and methodology of sound art from… Read more →