Recital

As I mentioned in my previous post about premiering "Leaves" with Ingrid Jensen, my Master's recital is coming up at the end of this month! This recital marks the end of my time at William Paterson, I'm so excited to move on to the next step of my journey! In addition to a new performance…Read more Recital

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Leaves

This past week I've had the honor of working with Ingrid Jensen and the William Paterson University Jazz Orchestra. The ensemble performed on March 31 at William Paterson's ongoing Jazz Room concert series, then again the following night at Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola in Manhattan. Ingrid was featured on a variety¬†of old and new music from…Read more Leaves

More Writing Experiments

I've still been messing around with Steve Reich-ian compositional techniques. I've tried it now, with varying success, in multiple formats: a quintet with two horns + rhythm section, a septet with three horns + rhythm section, a percussion quartet (marimbas and vibraphones), and an 18-piece "jazz orchestra." Most of the writing has incorporated elements of…Read more More Writing Experiments