Joseph T. Spaniola is the featured artist in “The Inside Story,” a blog series exploring the inner workings and personalities of PARMA Recording artists. The interview is in conjunction with the release of his THOMAS JEFFERSON: LIFE LINES (Orchestra and Voices) on WOVEN IN TIME (Navona Records). To view the interview, follow this link:

Joseph T. Spaniola

Happy Holidays! Here is my lighthearted medley of holiday tunes, LOOKING UP AT CHRISTMAS (Windows & Snowballs & AAAs, Dear Claus) for the young and the young at heart. You know the tunes, but this presents alternate lyrics written from the perspective of a child. This arrangement is from my time in The US Air Force Academy Band. This link is a live recording from our 2006 holiday tour:

LOOKING UP AT CHRISTMAS (Windows & Snowballs & AAAs, Dear Claus) Arr. Joseph T. Spaniola

On December 17, 2021, Joseph T. Spaniola’s newly published music composition, RESOUNDING JOY will be presented at the Midwest Clinic (Chicago, IL), an International Band and Orchestra Conference. Stop by W184 at 12:15 for the Concert Band New Music Reading Session to hear this and other new works. Stop by the Musica Propria booth (#1700) anytime to see this and other great music from Julie Giroux, Joseph T. Spaniola and Karel Butz.

Resounding Joy – Joseph T. Spaniola

Joseph T. Spaniola’s THE NAVAJO CODE TALKERS (narrator and wind ensemble) is featured on the syndicated radio program, “Wind & Rhythm,” Episode 643, An Eagle Nation. This episode celebrates Native American Heritage Month with songs pertaining to Native American culture and events. The program “travel[s] from the far north with Michael Colgrass to the American southwest with Joseph Spaniola. We’ll hear traditional flute music with Robert Tree Cody and a trumpet concerto written by Thomas Sleeper.” Follow the link to hear the program:

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The Navajo Code Talkers (narrator and wind ensemble), Joseph T. Spaniola

Joseph T. Spaniola version of J. S. Bach’s Jauchzet, Frohlocket! (Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 I) on DASHING VOL II (Navona Records)

Joseph T. Spaniola’s arrangement of J. S. Bach’s Jauchzet, Frohlocket! (Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 I) is on DASHING VOL II (Navona Records), a festive assortment of new classical and jazz arrangements and composition inspired by staples of the holiday season. Spaniola’s music was written for organist Joseph Galema — music director and academy organist at the U.S. Air Force Academy (1982-2014) — and members of Stellar Brass. The work was recorded in the Protestant Chapel of the iconic U.S. Air Force Academy Cadet Chapel and utilizes the chapel’s M.P. Möller (Opus 9480, 1963) organ.

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