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“Writing Outside the Box – Techniques for Expanding Jazz Composition” The American Society of Musicians Arrangers and Composers will host a master class with LA composer and pianist... Read more
Music and Mirror Records has released Laura Dickinson’s extraordinary performance of my arrangement of Victor Young’s classic jazz ballad, “My Foolish Heart”, and now... Read more
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The Return of the E.S.G. …as opposed to MSG, MDA, MMA or ESL… Announcing the THIRD meeting of the newly-reformed Ellington Study Group LA, now officially underwritten (thank you very... Read more
I had the honor of meeting bassist and producer Adam Small at NAMM last January. As it turns out, he’s also an entrepreneur, having built a website which features instructional videos from... Read more
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“Writing Outside the Box – Techniques to Expand Jazz Composition”
The American Society of Musicians Arrangers and Composers will host a master class with LA composer and pianist Scott Healy on Saturday, June 17th, 2017 from 11am to 2pm. The event will be moderated by Kim Richmond and, and will be held at Valley College.
More details soon. Please visit the ASMAC website at here.
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Live at Kilbourn Hall
Scott Healy with the Eastman Chamber Jazz Orchestra
Live at Kilbourn Hall
"...terrific large ensemble work led by composer and pianist Scott Healy. A mix of originals and covers (“Anthropology,” “Solitude,” “In Your Own Sweet Way”), with the transitions between the two groups sounding fluid and cohesive. Some nice soloing by members of the Eastman Chamber Jazz Orchestra, but it’s the best moments are those of group interplay when the energy of a song seems close to ripping its form apart just to have it all coalesce back into its original shape. -Dave Sumner, WonderingSound.comA pristine, intense live recording of new music, previously unrecorded works, and two numbers from Scott’s Grammy-nominated 2012 release Hudson City Suite – it's an “instant” record – one take, no fixes – just mix, master, release..maybe repeat... CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO, DOWNLOAD AND PURCHASE LINKS...