Chaz Knapp - Withheld

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"There’s a wonderful delicate craft to the work being presented on Withheld, which showcases Knapp as a composer whose paying attention to those minor details, the kind which help elevate the music to something more affecting."

- Echoes and Dust

"However interesting the experimental parts of the recording might be, it's the melodic-based content that, on this recording at least, speaks more powerfully on his music's behalf."

- Textura


A collection of old pieces that I never intended to release. I abandoned the project for two years only to finish once I began looking at the album in a new light.  

All pieces composed between 2011 - 2013.

Alex Wand - Flute
Casey Dean Hudlow - Clarinet, Bass Clarinet
Chaz Knapp - Organ, Piano, Noise
Claire Chenette - Oboe
Jacob Hiser - Violin
Melissa Irwin - Cello

Composed, Recorded & Mixed by Chaz Knapp. 
Flute & Oboe recorded by Alex Wand. 
Mastered by Rafael Anton Irisarri. 
Album photography by Alexandria Knapp.


- Released May 26, 2017 through Varied Frequencies

- Re-released digitally November 10, 2017 through 1631 Recordings