Full disclosure: I raised this amazing composer. And I would still love his music even if I hadn’t.

Drew Nichols is a “third stream” composer, combining classical and jazz, so to experience a piece of his, you’d better stick around for every note! Here he is conducting “Initiation.”

Drew Nichols conducting his Initiation Screen shot
"Initiation" by Drew Nichols, conducted by the composer

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