Chris Gekker Discography

Solo:

Artist: John Adams, Orchestra of St. Luke’s, Chris Gekker, soloist
Title: John Adams, The Wound Dresser, Fearful Symmetries
Composer: John Adams
Label/Year: Electra Nonesuch 979218 1989

Artist: Richard Clark, Manhattan Chamber Orchestra, Chris Gekker, soloist
Title: David Amram, An American Original, Travels for Trumpet and Orchestra
Composer: David Amram
Label/Year: Newport Classics 85546 1993

Artist: Chris Gekker, trumpet soloist, St. Luke’s Chamber Orchestra
Title: Bach Brandenburg Concertos, Brandenburg Concerto No. 2
Composer: J.S. Bach
Label/Year: Delos-SLC 0302 2003

Artist: Dennis Russell Davies, Orchestra of St. Luke’s, Chris Gekker, soloist
Title: Music for the Theatre, Music for Movies, Quiet City, Clarinet Concerto
Composer: Aaron Copland
Label/Year: Music Masters 7005 or MMC 40162M 1988

Artist: Chris Gekker, the American Brass Quintet
Title: Chamber Music of Eric Ewazen, Quintet for Trumpet and Strings and ..to cast a shadow again, for voice, trumpet and piano
Composer: Eric Ewazen
Label/Year: Well Tempered 5172 1995

Artist: Chris Gekker, the American Brass Quintet
Title: Music for the Soloists of the American Brass Quintet, Sonata for Trumpet and Piano (written for Chris), Fantasia for Seven Trumpets, and A Western Fanfare
Composer: Eric Ewazen
Label/Year: Well Tempered Productions 5189 1999

Artist: Chris Gekker, soloist, Polish National Radio Orchestra
Title: Chrysalis: The Orchestra Music of Brian Fennelly, Concert Piece for Trumpet and Orchestra:
Composer: Brian Fennelly
Label/Year: Troy 491 2002

Artist: Richard Clark, Manhattan Chamber Orchestra, Chris Gekker soloist
Title: Mountains and Rivers Without End, Prayer of St. Gregory, Aria from Haroutuin for Trumpet and Strings, Return and Rebuild, the Desolate Places (concerto for trumpet and winds): (Awarded Best Recording of 1994 on an Independent Label by Billboard Magazine)
Composer: Alan Hovhaness
Label/Year: Koch 3-7221 1993

Artist: Richard Clark, Manhattan Chamber Orchestra, Chris Gekker trumpet soloist
Title: Alan Hovhaness: Symphony of Metal Instruments, Holy City, Op. 219; Symphony No. 17, Khrimian Harig (for trumpet and strings)
Composer: Alan Hovhaness
Label/Year: Koch 3-7289 1995

Artist: John Adams, Orchestra of St. Luke’s,
Title: John Adams conducts: American Elegies, The Unanswered Question, (Chris Gekker, trumpet solo), (used in the movie "The Thin Red Line"), also includes works by Morton Feldman, David Diamond, Ingram Marshall, and John Adams
Composer: Ives, Feldman, Diamond, Marshall, Adams
Label/Year: Electra Nonesuch 79249-2 1991

Artist: Marin Alsop, Concordia Orchestra
Title: Victory Stride, Charleston
Composer: James P. Johnson
Label/Year: Music Masters 67140 1994

Artist: Richard Clark, Manhattan Chamber Orchestra
Title: Music for Brass and Strings, Invocacao e Ponto (for trumpet and strings)
Composer: Osvaldo Lacerda
Label/Year: Keuka Classical MCO8169 2004

Artist: N.Y. Trumpet Ensemble, Mark Gould, Director
Title: Trumpets in Stride, Concerto for Cootie (Chris Gekker soloist), recreations of solos by Bubber Miley and Cootie Williams on compositions of Duke Ellington
Composer: Various
Label/Year: Summit 113 1990

Artist: Julie Keim (vocals), Eli Staples (piano), and Glen Dewey (bass)
Title: Only Yesterday jazz standards, Julie Keim
Composer: Various
Label/Year: JulTon Records 2003

Artist: Richard Clark, Manhattan Chamber Orchestra, Chris Gekker soloist
Title: Henry Cowell, The Hollow Men (for trumpet and strings)
Composer: Vincent Perisichetti
Label/Year: Koch 3-7282-2 1994

Artist: Tokyo Bach Band, Ryohei Nakagawa
Title: Merry Xmas to Onkel Sebastian
Composer: Bach transcriptions by Ryohei Nakagawa
Label/Year: R-00A0861, R-5A0171, R00A0862 1995

Artist: Chris Gekker
Title: Winter
Composer: Eric Ewazen and David Snow
Label/Year: Albany 670 2004

Artist: Chris Gekker
Title: Clarion
Composer: Ewazen, Hodkinson, Wintle
Label/Year: Troy 962 2007

Artist: Chris Gekker w/ Mark Gould
Title: Lepton, Epithalamium for 2 solo trumpets:
Composer: Charles Wuorinen
Label/Year: Tzadik 7077 2002

Artist: Carson Cooman
Title: Nantucket Dreaming, Nobadeer Dreaming, Op. 784 and Lyric Trio, Op. 710:
Composer: Carson Cooman
Label/Year: Naxos American B003RCFCOC 2010

Artist: Larry Bell and Chris Gekker
Title: Unchanging Love: Brass and Organ Music, Larry Bell
Composer: Larry Bell
Label/Year: Albany B001GWS5AI 2008

Artist: Brian Fennelly
Title: The Other Side of Time, Corollary III, for trumpet and piano
Composer: Brian Fennelly
Label/Year: Troy 1350 2012

Artist: Lawrence Moss
Title: New Paths, Together, for Two Trumpets
Composer: Lawrence Moss
Label/Year: AMG Classical W 274450 2012

Artist: Chris Gekker, Rita Sloan, Chris Vadala and Clara O'Brien
Title: Ghost Dialogues
Composer: Robert Gibson, Lance Hulme, Carson Cooman, David Heinick and Kevin McKee
Label/Divine Arts 2017

Brass Quintet and Trio:

Artist: American Brass Quintet
Title: ABQ Plays Bolcom, Druckman, Shapey, Wright
Composer: Bolcom, Druckman, Shapey, Wright
Label/Year: New World 377-2 1989

Artist: American Brass Quintet, Jan DeGaetani, mezzo soprano, Jacob Druckman, conductor
Title: Druckman: Dark Upon the Harp
Composer: Jacob Druckman
Label/Year: Bridge 9023 1991

Artist: American Brass Quintet
Title: New American Brass
Composer: Ewazen, Snow, Dennis, Adolphe
Label/Year: Summit 133 1991

Artist: American Brass Quintet
Title: Journal/November Sky, Canzone XXXI
Composer: David Felder
Label/Year: Bridge 9049 1993

Artist: American Brass Quintet
Title: Fyre and Lightning: Consort Music of 1600
Composer: Various
Label/Year: Summit 181 1994

Artist: American Brass Quintet
Title: The American Brass Quintet with the New York Woodwind Quintet, (work) Roseman Double Quintet
Composer: Ronald Roseman, Bresnick, Powell, Shapey
Label/Year: New World 80413 1990

Artist: American Brass Quintet
Title: Jersey Sessions Volume 1, GGRYYZY MLGORN
Composer: Harold Oliver
Label/Year: Composers Guild of New Jersey 0989 1989

Artist: American Brass Quintet
Title: Premier!
Composer: Schuller, Sampson, Jan Bach, Welcher
Label/Year: Summit 187 1996

Artist: American Brass Quintet
Title: Music to my Ears
Composer: Three Elizabethan Madrigals
Label/Year: Arabesque Z6695 1997

Artist: American Brass Quintet
Title: Robert Starer (work) Annapolis Suite
Composer: Robert Starer
Label/Year: MMC 2048 1997

Artist: American Brass Quintet
Title: Robert Starer and Francis Thorne, Evanescence
Composer: Robert Starer
Label/Year: Albany 0244 1997

Artist: American Brass Quintet
Title: Dialogues and Contrasts
Composer: Vladmir Ussachevsky
Label/Year: CRI 543 1987

Artist: American Brass Quintet
Title: American Brass Quintet-Works by Bertali, JS Bach, Ewald, Lovelock, Amy
Composer: Bertali, JS Bach, Ewald, Lovelock, Amy
Label/Year: Crystal 5214, liner notes by Chris 2002

Artist: American Brass Quintet
Title: Brass Music of St. Petersburg
Composer: Boehme, Maurer, Ewald, Glazunov
Label/Year: Musical Heritage Society 9557, liner notes by Chris 1987

Artist: American Brass Quintet
Title: The Music of America
Composer: Various
Label/Year: Japan Victor VIC28181 1984

Artist: The Canadian Brass
Title: Made in the U.S.A.
Composer: Various
Label/Year: Philips 432156 1991

Artist: Tidewater Brass Quintet
Title: Wilder About Brass
Composer: Alec Wilder
Label/Year: Golden Crest 4156

Artist: The Tidewater Brass Quintet
Title: Works by Wilder, Andrix, Ewald
Composer: Wilder, Andrix, Ewald
Label/Year: Golden Crest 4174

Artist: Tidewater Brass
Title: Works by Wilder, Huggler, Maurer, Fennelly, Tull
Composer: Wilder, Huggler, Maurer, Fennelly, Tull
Label/Year: Golden Crest

Artist: Tidewater Brass Quintet
Title: Works by Wilder, Cheetham, Ferrante
Composer: Wilder, Cheetham, Ferrante
Label/Year: Golden Crest 4205

Artist: University of Maryland Brass Trio
Title: American Brass Trios
Composer: Ewazen, Bernofsky, Plog, Nelhybel, Hovhannes, Sampson
Label/Year: Troy 1222 2010

Chamber and Orchestral:


Artist: Bruce Adolphe, Chamber Music Northwest
Title: Tough Turkey in the Big City
Composer: Adolphe
Label/Year: Pollyrhythm Productions 2003

Artist: St. Luke’s Chamber Ensemble
Title: Chamber Music of Paul Hindemith, Septet
Composer: Hindemith
Label/Year: Musical Heritage 513155K 1992

Artist: The Washington Symphonic Brass
Title: Nielson on Brass
Composer: Nielsen
Label/Year: Summit 305 2001

Artist: Washington Symphonic Brass, Washington Men’s Camerata
Title: Sing We Noel
Composer: Pinkham
Label/Year: Gothic 49128 2001

Artist: St. Luke’s Chamber Ensemble
Title: Music of Andre Previn, Triolet for Brass
Composer: Andre Previn
Label/Year: Arabesque Z6701 1998

Artist: Robert Craft, Orchestra of St. Luke’s
Title: Stravinsky: The Composer vol. IV, Agon, von Himmel Hoch, Scenes de Ballet, Circus Polka, Greeting Prelude, Scherzo a la Russe
Composer: Stravinsky
Label/Year: Music Masters 67113 1992

Artist: Robert Craft, Orchestra of St. Luke’s
Title: Stravinsky: The Composer vol. I, Fanfare for a New Theater, Fanfare for Three Trumpets, also first trumpet on Symphony in Three Movements, Oedipus Rex, Requiem Canticles, Symphony of Psalms, Rite of Spring
Composer: Stravinsky
Label/Year: Music Masters 67078 1991

Artist: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Title: Shadow Dances (Grammy Award 2001)
Composer: Stravinsky
Label/Year: Deutsche Grammaphon 289453 458-2 2000

Artist: Robert Craft, St. Luke’s Chamber Ensemble
Title: Stravinsky: The Composer vol. VI, l’histoire du soldat(suite), Mass, Monumentum pro Gesualdo, In Memorium Dylan Thomas, Canticum Sacrum
Composer: Stravinsky
Label/Year: Music Masters 67152 1993

Artist: Ransom Wilson, Solisti New York
Title: Histoire du soldat (complete)
Composer: Stravinsky
Label/Year: Chesky 122 1987

Artist: Robert Craft, Orchestra of St. Luke’s
Title: Stravinsky: The Composer, Vol. VIII, Capriccio
Composer: Stravinsky
Label/Year: Music Masters 67158 1995

Artist: Robert Craft, Orchestra of St. Luke’s
Title: The Rake’s Progress
Composer: Stravinsky
Label/Year: Music Masters 67131 1994

Artist: Robert Craft, Orchestra of St. Luke’s
Title: Stravinsky: The Composer vol. III, Octet, Symphonies of Wind Instruments, Persephone, Zvezdoliki, Concertino for 12 Inst.
Composer: Stravinsky
Label/Year: Music Masters 67103 1992

Artist: Robert Craft, Orchestra of St. Luke’s
Title: Stravinsky: The Composer vol. II, Pulcinella Suite, Symphony in C
Composer: Stravinsky
Label/Year: Music Masters 01612-67086-2 1991

Artist: Gunther Schuller, Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
Title: Schoenberg Pierrot Lunaire/ Stravinsky Octet
Composer: Stravinsky, Schoenberg
Label/Year: GM 2030 1993

Artist: Robert Craft, Orchestra of St. Luke’s
Title: Stravinsky: The Composer vol. V, Suites no.1 and 2 for Small Orchestra, Ragtime, Rénard
Composer: Stravinsky
Label/Year: Music Masters 67110 1993

Artist: Joan Tower
Title: Black Topaz
Composer: Joan Tower
Label/Year: New World 80470 1993

Artist: Richard Clark, Manhattan Chamber Orchestra
Title: Such a Tender Night Suite for Brass Quintet and Strings, Nonet for Brass (transcription by Chris)
Composer: Alec Wilder
Label/Year: Newport Classics 85630 1997

Artist: Chris Gekker, Robert Levy, David Jolley, DavidTaylor, Sam Pilafian
Title: Alec Wilder, Music for Winds and Brass, Jazz Suite for Brass Quintet
Composer: Alec
Label/Year: Troy 763 (liner notes by Chris) 2005

Artist: Charles Wuorinen, Orchestra of St. Luke’s
Title: Wuorinen: Five//Archangel/Archaeopteryx/Hyperion
Composer: Charles Wuorinen
Label/Year: Koch 37110 1997

Artist: Musical Elements
Title: (works) Passage I, also Malcolm Goldstein A Breaking of Vessels, Becoming Strong
Composer: Yehudi Wyner
Label/Year: CRI 550 1987

Artist: Edo de Waart, Orchestra of St. Luke’s
Title: Nixon in China (Grammy Award 1988)
Composer: John Adams
Label/Year: Electra Nonesuch 79177 1988

Artist: Blanche Honegger Moyse, Orchestra of St. Luke’s
Title: Magnificat in D
Composer: JS Bach
Label/Year: Music Masters 7059 1990

Artist: Dennis Keene, Voices of Ascension Chorus and Orchestra
Title: Te Deum
Composer: Hector Berlioz
Label/Year: Delos 3200 1997

Artist: Dennis Russell Davies, Orchestra of St. Luke’s
Title: Copland Dance Panels, Short Symphony, Eight Poems of Emily Dickenson
Composer: Aaron Copland
Label/Year: Music Masters 67101 1992

Artist: Jonathan Sheffer, EOS Orchestra
Title: Copland Appalachian Spring Fanfare for the Common Man, Music for the Theater, Billy the Kid
Composer: Aaron Copland
Label/Year: BMG 75605-570362 1998

Artist: Dennis Keene, Voices of Ascension Chorus and Orchestra
Title: The Duruflé Album (work) Requiem, Messe, Notre Pere
Composer: Maurice Duruflé
Label/Year: Delos 3169 1995

Artist: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Title: Pavane - Ravel, Satie and Fauré, Masques et Bergamasques
Composer: Gabriel Fauré
Label/Year: Deutsche Grammaphon 449186 1996

Artist: Marin Alsop, Concordia
Title: Blue Monday, also Caprice for Orchestra by Levant
Composer: George Gershwin
Label/Year: Angel 54851 1993

Artist: Michael Tilson Thomas, Orchestra of St. Luke’s
Title: Of Thee I Sing, Let ‘em Eat Cake
Composer: George Gershwin
Label/Year: Columbia Masterworks S2M42522 1987

Artist: Eric Stern, Orchestra of St. Luke’s
Title: Oh Kay!
Composer: George Gershwin
Label/Year: Nonesuch 79361 1995

Artist: Gunther Schuller, Russell Sherman, piano, Orchestra of St. Luke’s
Title: Piano Concerto
Composer: George Gershwin
Label/Year: Pro Arte PCD 244 1986

Artist: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Title: A Set of Pieces -Music by Charles Ives, Three Places in New England
Composer: Charles Ives
Label/Year: Deutsche Grammaphon 439869 1994

Artist: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Title: Handel Water Music-Music for the Royal Fireworks
Composer: G. Handel
Label/Year: Deutsche Grammaphon 435390 1992

Artist: Charles Mackerras, Orchestra of St. Luke’s
Title: Handel Water Music
Composer: G. Handel
Label/Year: Telarc 80729 1991

Artist: Charles Mackerras, Orchestra of St. Luke’s
Title: Haydn Symphonies No. 100 "Military" & No. 103 "Drumroll"
Composer: J. Haydn
Label/Year: Telarc 80282 1991

Artist: Charles Mackerras, Orchestra of St. Luke’s
Title: Haydn Symphonies No. 101 "The Clock" & No. 104 "London"
Composer: J. Haydn
Label/Year: Telarc 80311 1992

Artist: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Title: Haydn: Symphonien No. 78 and 102, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Composer: J. Haydn
Label/Year: Deutsche Grammaphon 429218 1990

Artist: Steven Lubin, The Mozartean Players
Title: Mozart Piano Concertos - The Mozartean Players, Piano Concerto no. 20 (on natural trumpet)
Composer: Mozart
Label/Year: Arabesque Z6530 1984

Artist: Kathleen Battle, Andre Previn, Orchestra of St. Luke’s
Title: Honey and Rue
Composer: Andre Previn
Label/Year: Deutsche Grammaphon 437787 1995

Artist: James Levine, Sharon Stone, Orchestra of St. Luke’s
Title: A Classic Tale-Music for Our Children, Peter and the Wolf
Composer: Prokofiev
Label/Year: Deutsche Grammaphon 289471 2001

Artist: Roger Norrington, Orchestra of St. Luke’s
Title: The Rossini Bicentennial Birthday Gala
Composer: G. Rossini
Label/Year: EMI 7546432 1992

Artist: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Title: Schoenberg: Verklarte Nact-Kammersymphonien, Chamber Symphony No. 2
Composer: A. Schoenberg
Label/Year: Deutsche Grammaphon 429233 1990

Artist: Julius Rudel, Orchestra of St. Luke’s
Title: Little Three Penny Music, Violin Concerto
Composer: Kurt Weill
Label/Year: Music Masters 60164 1988

Artist: Julius Rudel, Orchestra of St. Luke’s
Title: Lost in the Stars
Composer: Kurt Weill
Label/Year: Music Masters 67100 1993

Artist: Kathleen Battle, Leonard Slatkin, Orchestra of St. Luke’s
Title: A Christmas Collection
Composer: Various
Label/Year: Angel 47587 1986

Artist: Eric Stern, Orchestra of St. Luke’s
Title: Leonard Bernstein’s New York
Composer: Leonard Bernstein
Label/Year: Nonesuch 79400-2 1996

Artist: The Warner Bros. Symphony Orchestra
Title: Bugs Bunny on Broadway
Composer: Carl Stalling and Milt Franklyn
Label/Year: Warner Brothers 926494 1991

Artist: Andre Previn, Orchestra of St. Luke’s
Title: A Carnegie Hall Christmas Celebration
Composer: Various
Label/Year: Sony 48235 1992

Artist: Franklin Kiermyer
Title: Solomon’s Daughter
Composer: Franklin Kiermyer
Label/Year: Evidence 22083 1994

Artist: Michael Leonhart (Chris plays on Terra Gekker)
Title: Glub, Glub, vol. 11
Composer: Michael Leonhart
Label/Year: Sunnyside 1077D 1997

Artist: Jessye Norman, Orchestra of St. Luke’s
Title: In the Spirit
Composer: Various
Label/Year: Philips 454640 1996

Artist: Original Cast and Orchestra
Title: The Scarlet Pimpernel (Original Broadway Cast Recording)
Composer: Frank Wildhorn
Label/Year: Atlantic Theater 83079-2 1998

Artist: Wayne Shorter
Title: Alegria (Grammy Award 2003)
Composer: Wayne Shorter and Various
Label/Year: Verve 314543 2003

Artist: Sumi Jo, Orchestra of St. Luke’s
Title: Live at Carnegie Hall
Composer: Various
Label/Year: Samsung 9193 1997

Artist: Horace Tapscott, jazz pianist
Title: aiee! The Phantom
Composer: Horace Tapscott
Label/Year: Arabesque 0119 1996

Artist: Dawn Upshaw, Orchestra of St. Luke’s
Title: The World So Wide
Composer: Various
Label/Year: Nonesuch 79458-2 1998

Artist: Sting
Title: If on a Winter’s Night
Composer: Sting and Various
Label/Year: Deutsche Grammaphon 2009

Artist: Sting
Title: DVD On a Winter’s Night
Composer: Sting and Various
Label/Year: Deutsche Grammaphon 2009

Artist: Metropolitan Opera Brass
Title: Sacrae Symphoniae, The Antiphonal Motets of Giovanni Gabrieli
Composer: Giovanni Gabrieli
Label/Year: Metropolitan Opera Productions/ Met Opera Shop 2012

Artist: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
Title: Debussy/Stucky/Saariho/Dalbavie, Axiom for piano, cl, bsn, and tpt.
Composer: Dalbavie
Label/Year: Deutsche Grammaphon, CMS Live 2012