The second set of the Flat Jazz - Amherst (2) - Like New (File Jazz event will explore how jazz evolved. The band will play music of Freddie Hubbard, Dave Douglas and others. Edit Close. Toggle navigation Menu. Sign Up Log In. Dashboard Logout. Close 1 of 2. Photo courtesy of Andrew Wilds, MP3). Your notification has been saved. There was a problem saving your notification, MP3). Manage followed notifications.
Close Followed notifications. Please log in to use this feature Log In. The first, " City Scapes " by Nathan Childers and the second, " The Art of the Matter ", by David Springfield, were received well by audiences in our Spring Concerts of '05 and '06, and the ensemble had the powerful experience of interacting with these wonderful composers.
Spring found a wonderful piece composed by Santiago Cerda, a Chilean composer of important status in the Santiago region of Chile entitled " Andes Jazz Suite ". Local composer Frank Newton was selected to create the next piece which we MP3) on May 4, Newton titled the piece " Into MP3) Light " and it was fantastic! Erik Applegate, a wonderful bassist who teaches at U of Northern Colorado composed " Phosphorescence " for our February 16, performance.
This was performed during a two-day celebration of Jazz at Amherst in March, Alex Lee-Clark, a stalwart on the scene in Boston composed " Cocktail Party " and performed on Jazz - Amherst (2) - Like New (File with his amazing Funk Band following the performance of this piece in February, Boston-based composer Omar Thomas composed " Orchids " for our Commission. The Combo Program : small jazz groups, tailored to individual levels of experience and preferred styles.
Student-led and faculty-coached, the combos are a great way to grow as a gigging musician. The Jazz Ensemble : our "big band" jazz ensemble, directed by Bruce Diehl. The ensemble plays all sorts of charts, from Duke Ellington to Fred Sturm, and plays an original piece each year as part of our McBride '59 Commission Series.
Jazz Studies Courses : from basic jazz theory to seminars on improvised music, Amherst College offers a diverse set of courses related to Jazz Studies, taught by Prof. Harper ' Additionally, the Music Department brings highly respected scholars to speak and perform every semester. Paying gigs are common for experienced musicians, both on and off campus, and even sometimes involve department faculty.
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