Tranquility Shattered! (Solo Bass Trombone and MP3)



“Tranquility Shattered!” was developed from News Media surrounding school shooting tragedies in the United States. The work is intended to provide insight into how communities are affected by these troubling events. The work incorporates speech from news anchors, Matt Lauer and Katie Couric as well as former US Presidents, George W. Bush and US President, Barack Obama. Specifically, the work is dedicated to Communities of Blacksburg, Virginia and Littleton, Colorado.

This piece was commissioned by Russ Zokaites and his Ghettoblaster Project which you can find out more at