Ben Zucker
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  • Lafayette, CA
  • United States
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I am a:
Student, Performing Artist
My school is:
Wesleyan University
My style(s) of music:
A cappella, Choral, Classical, Electronic, Experimental, Film, Jazz, Musical Theater
I am interested in:
Composing / Arranging, Ethnomusicology, Film Scoring / Soundtracks, Multimedia Projects, Music History, Music Theory, Performing
My musical instrument(s):
Laptop, Piano / keyboard, Percussion, Trombone, Tuba, Vibraphone, Voice
My favorite artists, influences, and inspirations are:
Darcy James Argue, Nico Muhly, Sufjan Stevens, Sol LeWitt, Sigur Ros, Antonin Artaud, Terry Riley, Tom Waits, The Velvet Underground, John Zorn, Anselm Kiefer, Jason Adasiewicz, Robert Ashley, Tim Berne, Charles Mingus, Nick Drake, Pat Metheny,Caryl Churchill
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Arranging Ellington - Free Sacred Conceptualisms

Posted on October 26, 2013 at 1:30pm 4 Comments

In writing for the Arranging Ellington project, I've been seeking to start from a conceptual basis; in a way, I want to break down pieces into their essential qualities and work philosophically as a means of developing the musical realization. It has been both helpful and interesting in creating a consistent character for the piece.

Thinking of Duke Ellington's Sacred Concerts from which the songs are drawn from, with their…


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At 4:56pm on October 21, 2013, Evan Taylor said…

Hey Ben! Welcome to our community. Check out the Composing group! Think you’d love it there.



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