Paul Carlon - Saxophonist and co-leader of The McCarron Bros. jazz quartet, with whom I have had the pleasure to perform, and also a wonderful composer.
Josh Redman, clarinetist - A talented and gracious collaborator.
Composers/Arrangers (and friends)
John Gibson- Arranger of Shepherd on the Rock (on CROSS ISLAND's Explorations), found, with lots of other great woodwind and mixed arrangements, at JB Linear.
Andreas van Haren - Composer of The Lost Child and Nature Awakes (on CROSS ISLAND's Quiet Strength; watch video), and Good Night (on Explorations) .
Jeff Harrington - Composer of Nocturne (on Quiet Strength; watch video).
Rick Sowash- Composer of Lullabye for Kara (on Quiet Strength)
Meira Warshauer - composer of In Memoriam, September 11, 2001 (on Quiet Strength)
David Wolfson, composer of Time and Tide (Benediction), the closing track of Solitaire.
Art and Photography
Tiffany Thomas - Responsible for the photo on my CD, and for many on this site, including my banner. As much of a treasure as her name suggests! No website at present, but contact us if you want to reach her.
Raisy Derzie - The talented and gracious artist who created La belle dame de coeur, the painting that graces the CD and packaging of Solitaire.
MacIntyre Music- The recording studio where the amazing Reed Robin worked his magic in engineering and mastering Quiet Strength.
Venues & Presenters
Old Westbury Gardens - Our summer musical "home" (where Suzanne has been West Porch Beech Tree Artist-in-Residence since 2003), where CROSS ISLAND is a much-loved annual performer.
Rogers Memorial Library, Southampton, NY - A lovely, intimate venue with an enthusiastic, open-minded, and sophisticated audience.
Islip Arts Council - Sponsor of many year-round concerts - classical, folk, jazz, and World music. CROSS ISLAND has been a proud part of their Winter Concert Series since 2008, and we always enjoy playing for this passionately loyal and knowledgeable audience.
Sheet Music Source
Sheet Music Plus - If it's in print, you can find it here (and they also have downloadable sheet music.