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Truth Is Up For Grabs

by Amy Denio / Spoot Music

Whimsy 03:20
Root Dance 05:20


Composed by Amy Denio.

This musical suite is inspired by current events, the political economy of war, and by poems written by Pablo Neruda.

Sponsored by the Seattle Composers Alliance, this project was made possible in part by funding from The Office of Arts and Culture and from 4 Culture.

Artwork by Anne Marie Grgich.


released January 1, 2020

All music composed by Amy Denio
c 2020 Spoot Music, ASCAP
Recorded at Avast Studio in Seattle
Recording Engineer: Jay Follette
Mixed by Jay Follette and Amy Denio
Mastered by Steve Turnidge at UltraViolet Studios
Cover art by Anne Marie Grgich
Cover design by Chris Littlefield.

Orkestar Istina (Truth Orchestra)

Mike Jauregui: Conductor
Amy Denio: Brač, Accordion, Saxophone, Voice
Heather Bentley / Thao Huynh: Violin
Madeleine Sosin: Violin, Bombo
April Cameron / Briana Atwell: Viola
Daniel Mullikin / Bradley Hawkins: Cello
Geoff Harper: Bass
Kristin Bateman: Flute
Lindsay Scattergood-Keeper: Oboe
John Benefiel: Clarinet
David Wall: Bassoon
Greg Campbell: Horn and Percussion / Matthew Perry: Horn
Erik Peters / Kevin Slota: Trumpet and Flugelhorn
Christian Pincock: Trombone
Casey Cheever: Tuba
Ahmad Reza Yousefbeigi: Kurdish & Oriental Percussion
Gabriela Garza: Cajon
Jane Mabry Smith: Electric Guitar


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Amy Denio / Spoot Music Seattle, Washington

Amy Denio is an award-winning multi-instrumentalist composer, singer and music producer based in Seattle, WA. She's been commissioned to compose for dance, theater and film, and has received numerous grants and fellowships and collaborated with artists worldwide.

She has performed at festivals, clubs, schools, prisons, social centers and ruins throughout Europe, North America and Asia.
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