08/16/2017 7 pm
Ektah: The Unity Project
The Portland Jazz Composers Ensemble joins forces with Brazilian-born pianist and composer Jasnam Daya Singh to premiere a new suite of music by this dynamic musician. This …
Thomas Barber’s workshop covered the basics of composing for the brass family, including transposition, articulation, mutes, orchestration, and more.
Audio recording here and download the handout here.
Mieke Bruggeman’s hour-long workshop covered a range of basic topics to help emerging composers score for woodwinds in a jazz ensemble.
Hear audio here, and download the handout here.
Ken Ollis gave a great workshop January 21, 2017 at Portland State University on “How to Write a Drum Chart.” He covered basic drumset notation issues, and how to approach …