Press surrounding "Five Prayers" premiered January 2015

The Eagle Tribune: Marking the Holocaust Anniversary


The Haverhill Gazette: Profile of James Bassi
heaverhill Gazette: Profile of James Bassi / Reviews

" a pianist and composer who has collaborated with many esteemed artists... At Lincoln Center Mr. Bassi was Music Director for Twelve Dreams, written and directed by James Lapine. "

Broadway Direct

"Kudos to Sidney J. Burgoyne for his direction and James Bassi for his music direction for this production. [Ragtime]"

Review of Ragtime, White Plains Performing Arts Center

"the music direction of James Bassi gives [The Mystery of Edwin Drood] audiences a topnotch Broadway show in this gorgeous historic theatre in Ivoryton, CT, earning them a thunderous ovation at the close of the show, making it a must see theatrical event of this summer season."   

The Theater Mirror

"Music director James Bassi led the 11-piece orchestra that still managed to present all the complexities and textures of Sondheim’s score."

Review of Sweeney Todd , Tulsa World

Holiday season 2015: 
my choral arrangement for  "Carol of the Bells",  part of the Saks Fifth Avenue holiday light show.