Michael Sahl:

Composer of Romantic/Popular Music

ARRANGER/CREATOR OF THE TANGOS FROM "SCENT OF A WOMAN" & "TRUE LIES"


Cary Trust Commission for SYMPHONY 88, Concordia/Alsop
Alice Tully Hall, New York, October, 1988.

NEA Consortium Commission for STORMS, Amherst Saxophone Quartet
JFK in Washington, DC, October, 1986.

NEA MEDIA ARTS GRANT to record DREAM BEACH, an opera with text by Howard Pflanzer
First performed at JASA, March, 1987.
WNYC-FM March and May 1991, NPR American Music Week 1991.

NEW YORK FOUNDATION FOR THE ARTS Grant, 1986.

Original Score to WAITING FOR THE MOON, feature film by Jill Godmilow, starring Linda Hunt
Released 1987.

Original Score to ADAM CLAYTON POWELL for "The American Experience"
PBS 1989. Nominated for ACADEMY AWARD, 1990.

SEAGRAMS AWARD in Opera for BOXES, opera with text by Eric Salzman
Originally produced for radio, 1982.

Arranger/pianist of THE TANGO PROJECT ensemble
Tangos, nostalgia and original material on Nonesuch Records
Nominated for Grammy, 1982.

Created and performed on screen the Tango in SCENT OF A WOMAN, Academy Award-winning film starring Al Pacino
& TRUE LIES starring Arnold Schwarzenegger.

Score for "Ron Vawter: Roy Cohn/Jack Smith" (Jill Godmilow/Good Machine 1994)

New Tango Project CD: WHITE RABBIT Newport Classics 1992.

Theme for BOOKMARK, PBS

GROLIER VIDEO ENGLISH (live & Midi) 1990

SECRET WEAPONS Discovery Channel (Midi)1992

JUNKYARD musical with text by Mel Mandel
AMAS Repertory, May 1992

CD's: Albany, Nonesuch, Lizard, Newport Classic, Music & Arts
LP's: Musical Heritage, Nonesuch, Electra, CMX, Lyrichord, Cardinal

Recent Performances: Trio '97 Brussels, Antwerp, Flanders Radio
Trio Ghost Highway, Brussels
Jungles, Serenades, Exiles Cafe, Doina, Symphony 83, Cocktail Wanderings Flanders Radio

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