Oregonophony: Works Inspired by the Sounds of Oregon
New music for 12-member jazz ensemble incorporating field recordings
April 13th, 2017 – Willamette University, Rogers Hall, Salem
7 pm — $15 General admission, …
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 …
The Portland Jazz Composers Ensemble is seeking proposals for its spring “Oregonophony” concert from Oregon-resident established and emerging professional composers, and college-level students who aspire to professional careers. Oregonophony will …
Number of new members so far: 40 out of 50
The Portland Jazz Composers Ensemble wants to transform our city into a more vibrant place for hearing, studying and making new jazz music. …
New album from Cartridge “Black Heron and the Spoonbill” available June 17 at pjcerecords.org!
CD Release Performance June 17
at Turn Turn Turn, presented by the Creative Music Guild’s Outset Series
8 NE …