"I tried to do some weird stuff with this and I'm not sure it worked. I was trying to use lots of metric modulations and polytonality while maintaining the "folk" aspects of the song. The piano melody still needs some horn…"
"I was trying to do a lot of things with this and I'm not sure any of them worked. I used a lot of metric modulations and polytonality while trying to maintain the "folk" elements I love so much in Ellington's music. There needs…"
"I tried to do some weird stuff with this and I'm not sure it worked. I was trying to use lots of metric modulations and polytonality while maintaining the "folk" aspects of the song. The piano melody still needs so horn colors but I…"
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"Yeah! I know the Dobbins book very well. I've mainly been focused on composing music for a nonet with five horns for the last few years. I've noticed that there tends to be a different approach between arranging for an octet or a big band.…"
"Hey Darcy and everyone else-
Thanks again for doing this. Anytime people are checking out Duke in depth, I think the world wins a little bit. I can say for myself, playing the Far East Suite my first semester in undergrad made me fall in love with…"
My other musical interests, styles, and instruments are:
Composing creative music for improvisers.
My favorite artists, influences, and inspirations are:
Duke Ellington, At the Drive-In, Guillermo Klein
More about me:
I am a clarinetist, saxophonist, and composer currently living in Brooklyn, NY. I just finished my M.M. in Jazz Studies from NYU where I studied with Ralph Alessi, Alan Ferber, Rich Perry, and Justin Dello Joio.
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