Videos and Recording Excerpts of Nolan Stolz as Drummer

Prog Rock, Fusion, Jazz, J-Pop, and Avant-Garde

many of these recordings are commercially available (see discography page),

PROGRESSIVE ROCK:
Nolan Stolz Rock Orchestra plays Ives's The Unanswered Question live video
NSRO plays Schubert's Erlking live video
NSRO plays Stravinsky's Rite of Spring studio recording synced with ballet footage
NSRO album YouTube playlist
Isolated drum takes from forthcoming Art Rock Circus album on YouTube
More isolated drum takes from forthcoming Art Rock Circus album on YouTube
Art Rock Circus Tell A Vision album YouTube playlist
Art Rock Circus "Endless" single. YouTube
Art Rock Circus "Variation 7" from Variations on a Dream band camp
Art Rock Circus "South of France" from Variations on a Dream band camp

JAZZ/ROCK FUSION:
Coalition live Video of Nolan's composition Catharsis
Coalition's Point of View album YouTube Playlist

JAZZ:
Johnny Pate 80th Birthday Concert: MP3 excerpt: James Moody and Phil Woods, saxes; Kenny Burrell, guitar; Monty Alexander, piano; and 2-bar drum fills by Nolan Stolz
Johnny Pate 80th Birthday Concert: MP3 excerpt: Ron Carter, bass; Harvey Mason and Nolan Stolz, drums
Johnny Pate 80th Birthday Concert: MP3 excerpt with Phil Woods
L. Zaide's Planet Chill: Memoirs of a Jazz Band Trading 4s on "You'd Be So Nice to Come Home To
L. Zaide's Planet Chill: Memoirs of a Jazz Band Intro/Verse/Piano Solo from "Corcovado"
w/ Gilbert Batangan and Mark Tanouye in HonoluluVideo of tune that Nolan wrote based on Genesis's "Watcher of the Skies"

INDIE ROCK:
Halloween Town in Las Vegas (Tommy Marth tribute) Video clips from various tunes
Halloween Town "Heart So Fine" from Zafra Ct. Spotify

JPOP:
Swinging Popsicle in Richmond, VAAMA 2007 "I Just Wanna Kiss You" Video
w/ Swinging Popsicle in San Jose, CA<Fanime 2006 "Change" (Video)
w/ Swinging Popsicle in Richmond, VAAMA 2007 "Clash" (Video)

AVANT-GARDE/EXPERIMENTAL:
w/ Caravan in Las Vegas, NV Caravan, Deranged
w/ Caravan in Las Vegas, NV
Hum Nom
w/ Matt Sargent in Hartford, CT
Improvisations (Video)
w/ Matt Sargent and Todd Merrill in Hartford, CT(pt. 1 of 2) and (pt. 2 of 2) (Video)
Playing Jon Crane's DIY II for cymbals (VIdeo)
Hartt Composers Ensemble playing Craig Biondi's Post Tenebras Lux (drums enter about 5' into the video)

From Coalition's release Point of View
(with Tony Branco, piano; Richard Forrester, guitar; Nick Tipping, bass)

Drum Solo from Point of View (Forrester)

Drum Solo (and "head" out) from Third Street Promenade (Branco)

Drum Solo (and "head" out) from Erghen Diado (trad. Bulgarian, arr. Stolz) *iin 7/16 meter*

Excerpt from Catharsis (Stolz) *in 4/4, 5/8, and 5/4 meters*

From Bohemian Collective Secret Sessions, Vol. 1 (Live CD)

Excerpts from Manic Trance (Clarke/Crow/Stolz), uptempo acoustic jazz electronica/ fusion song

Excerpt from 31 Flavors (Clarke), a jazz/funk song

From the Art Rock Circus release Tell a Vision

Drum/Guitar Duet from Rainbow Sun: (John Miner, guitar; Nolan on drums and keyboards)

Excerpt from Synopsis in A Minor: interesting hi-hat and cymbal work

Excerpt from The Cell: Alternating Art Rock, Afro-Cuban groove, and 5/8+5/8+6/8 drum pattern against 4/4

 

 

Stolz's other compositions

Duet for Xylophone and Drumset (FULL LENGTH MP3) (Stolz) Nolan Stolz, xylophone and drumset (overdubbed)

 

Live performances and rehearsal tapes:

E Ticket (Chuck Owen) Oregon Jazz Ensemble

500 Years (Lars Jansson) Oregon Jazz Ensemble

Recordings of Nolan (other than drums):

Bass solo and 3rd verse from Cult on Hammer Hill (Miner/Stolz) John Miner, vocals and guitar; Nolan Stolz, keys, bass, and drums

Gravitation (Stolz) Oregon Composers Forum, Nolan Stolz, electric guitar

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