BASICALLY BASIE COMPETITION ADJUDICATOR AND CLINICIAN

KANSAS CITY JAZZ SUMMIT – It was a great day serving as an adjudicator and clinician with former Count Basie Orchestra drummer Butch Miles (Ludwig), Dr. Justin Binek (KCKCC), the Kansas City Jazz Orchestra’s lead trumpeter, Steve Malloy and the great drummer Scott Prebys (Ludwig) for the 2018 “Basically Basie Competition” in Kansas City. Along with the 340+ talented students, …

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REPERTOIRE An intriguing mix of brilliantly constructed original compositions written by group members and including the select works by other noted composers. Artistically engaging music and pleasing to listen to, this ensemble has found that right balance between art, creativity and engagement. MASTER CLASSES AND MUSIC CLINICS As music professors and active educators, the ensemble is available for music master …