Brent Fischer Albums and Band Charts

Pictures at an Exhibition

Brent Fischer Orchestra

In his adaptation of Modest Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition, Brent Fischer preserves the essence of the original masterpiece while staying firmly within the modern jazz idiom. The Brent Fischer Orchestra, a 20-piece big band, combines stunning woodwind and brass tonal colors with a lush harmonic palette.

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"Brent Fischer ably translates Pictures into a new big band aesthetic...skillful craftsmanship with musical credibility...non-classical adaptations have surfaced over the years...but none has been as effective at retaining the character of the original within the framework of a jazz environment."

 -Don Heckman,  Legendary Music Journalist/Critic

"In his Pictures Brent Fischer presents a modern and uniquely expressive interpretation...all truly carrying on the Clare Fischer tradition."  

-Scott Healy, Grammy®-nominated Producer, Composer, Arranger  

"The music is exquisite...a masterpiece!!” 

-Denise Donatelli, Grammy®-nominated Jazz Vocalist 

"We LOVE it! This arrangement is wholly respectful of the original, and wholly original!" 

-Julie and Steve Bernstein, Emmy-winning film and tv composers 

“Brent Fischer and his Orchestra have picked up where Maurice Ravel left off” 

-John Finbury, Grammy®-nominated Composer, Arranger 

"Tackling an ambitious work in an ambitious way...A solid new look at an old work.”   

-Chris Spector, Midwest Record

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Pictures at an Exhibition: CD
  • Pictures at an Exhibition: CD
  • Pictures at an Exhibition: CD
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$14.00

In his adaptation of Modest Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition, Brent Fischer preserves the essence of the original masterpiece while staying firmly within the modern jazz idiom. How, you ask? Read the engaging liner notes filled with quotable material in the CD booklet for full details. There’s also a call to “Curate your own Exhibition” to go along with the music through hashtags on social media.

The Brent Fischer Orchestra, a 20 piece big band, has those stunning woodwind and brass colors that set the Fischer Ensembles apart, plus an incredible variety of harmonies full of deep emotion. And, if you’ve always wanted to hear additional studio takes with different solos and interpretations, the physical CD has 3 bonus tracks doing just that!

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Colours of Sound: CD
  • Colours of Sound: CD
  • Colours of Sound: CD
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$15.00

The debut album for Australian pianist and composer Simon Pilbrow showcasing 12 of his compositions brought to life with Brent Fischer's arranging and big band. Recorded in Los Angeles.

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Brent Fischer Orchestra on Apple Music/iTunes