MSM Discography

MSM Afro-Cuban Jazz Orchestra and MSM Jazz Orchestra

Manhattan School of Music, in collaboration with Jazzheads, the independent CD label based in New York City, is releasing a series of live recordings of select MSM Jazz Arts Program concerts. The CDs showcase MSM’s outstanding student jazz ensembles, including the MSM Jazz Orchestra and Afro-Cuban Jazz Orchestra, and special guest artists such as NEA Jazz Masters Dave Liebman and Candido.

The professionally produced and mastered CDs, which include annotated booklets crediting all of the student performers, are publicized and promoted to Jazzheads’ global press and fan base.

Proceeds from the sale of the CDs go to the Manhattan School of Music Scholarship Fund.

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Opera at Manhattan School of Music

CDs of the following MSM Opera Theater productions are available from Albany Records.



CDs of the following MSM Opera Theater productions are available from Newport Classic.


  • Leonard Bernstein's Trouble in Tahiti
  • Donzietti's Il campanello di notte
  • Daniel Catán's Rappaccini's Daughter
  • Ned Rorem's Miss Julie

Performance Recording Archive:
excerpts from live performances,
recorded by MSM’s Charles Myers Recording Studio.

Recent MSM Jazzheads Recordings

The Symphonic Ellington (2014)
MSM Jazz Philharmonic Orchestra; Justin DiCioccio, Conductor
CD | Digital Download

¡Qué Viva Harlem! (2014)
MSM Afro-Cuban Jazz Orchestra; Bobby Sanabria, Conductor
CD | Digital Download (coming April 2014)

Artistry in Rhythm: Music of the Innovations Orchestra (2013)
MSM Jazz Philharmonic Orchestra; Justin DiCioccio, Conductor
CD | Digital Download

Sky Changes (2012)
MSM Chamber Jazz Ensemble and Tactus; Dave Liebman, Saxophone; Justin DiCioccio, Conductor
CD | Digital Download

Tito Puente Masterworks Live !!! (2011)
MSM Afro-Cuban Jazz Orchestra; Bobby Sanabria, Director
CD | Digital Download

Meditations Suite
, by John Coltrane (2010)
MSM Jazz Philharmonic Orchestra, Justin DiCioccio, Conductor; Dave Liebman, Saxophone; Randy Brecker, Trumpet
Digital Download

Kenya Revisited Live !!! (2009)
MSM Afro-Cuban Jazz Orchestra; Bobby Sanabria, Director
CD | Digital Download

Sketches of Spain
(2009)
CD | Digital Download

Miles Ahead (2009)
MSM Jazz Orchestra; Dave Liebman, Saxophone; Justin DiCioccio, Conductor
CD | Digital Download

Porgy and Bess Live (2009)
MSM Jazz Orchestra; Dave Liebman, Saxophone; Justin DiCioccio, Conductor
CD | Digital Download