Unpublished Canadian repertoire for university jazz ensembles

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Canadian Music Education Research Centre , Toronto
Jazz -- Canada -- Bibliography -- Graded l
StatementCameron Kenneth Walter.
GenreBibliography, Graded lists.
ContributionsCanadian Music Education Research Centre.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19190076M
ISBN 101895570042

Unpublished Canadian Repertoire for University Jazz Ensembles is limited to compositions forjazz ensemble written by Canadian composers before July, Very Difficult repertoire would be more demanding but suitable for advanced university or pre-professional performers.

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Jazz Ensemble, Big Band or Stage Band compositions are defined as works written forCited by: 1. Description: Unpublished Canadian Repertoire for University Jazz Ensembles reveals that Canadian composers have provided excellent jazz compositions appropriate for post-secondary performance and that these unique and creative pieces should be included in the performance libraries of Canadian universities and colleges to enhance the student's awareness of their own unique jazz heritage.

This publication contains listings of difficult and very difficult compositions for university by: 1. Vol.

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36 No. 7 (Summer ), pages Reproduced with the permission of CMEA/Acme. Description: The article describes the research of Cameron Walter into unpublished Canadian jazz ensemble music suitable for student performers.

Walter drew upon the earlier work of creators of Canadian repertoire guidelists for the John Adaskin Project, which has involved developing an understanding of teaching situations, consultation with experts in the repertoire Cited by: 1. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Includes indexes. Based on the author's thesis (doctoral--University of Toronto, ) with title: Unpublished Canadian music for jazz ensemble: selection and analysis for schools.

ensemble repertoire. Related literature was investigated to assess guidelines and grading categories used to classify the difficulty of music for student performers. A four-level descriptive adjective scale was selected for the evaluation of unpublished Canadian jazz repertoire.

The four levels were defined as Cited by: 1. Israeli Jazz Musicians in the International Scene: A Case Study of Musical Transculturation in Contemporary Jazz Performance and Composition Lemish, Noam; Unpublished Canadian Repertoire For University Jazz Ensembles: Walter, Cameron Kenneth: Showing results 1 to 5 of 5 TSpace.

TSpace is a free and secure research repository. The University of Regina has two jazz ensembles that rehearse twice a week. Jazz 2, directed by Chad Huel, rehearses from p.m. - p.m.

on Mondays and Thursdays and performs in the jazz ensembles final concert at the end of each semester.

Jazz 1, directed by Dr. David Dick, rehearses from p.m. - p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays. The University of Calgary Chorus is our largest choir and provides an opportunity for all university students to be involved in a choral experience.

Membership is maintained at approximately 85 with a very good balance of voice parts. Repertoire consists of classic major works as well as Canadian, folk, and contemporary pieces.

String Time Joggers is a delightful addition to one's group lesson repertoire and is particularly useful if one is dealing with mixed string groups or a young string orchestra." - Regan Toews, Canadian Viola Society Magazine, August 08 "The captivating arrangements explore catchy syncopated rhythms and playing styles such as plucking and.

Inhe attended the Jazz Band Director’s Academy at Lincoln Center, New York City, where he continued his work in the area of jazz ensembles and various jazz pedagogies. As a university teacher, his undergraduate and graduate students have won numerous national and international awards, scholarships and recognition.

The UBC African Music and Dance Ensemble (UBC AMDE) was founded in September by Ghanaian ethnomusicology professor Dr. Kofi J. Gbolonyo. The ensemble, which is also a course (MUSC D/D) focuses on music and dances from Africa and specializes in repertoire from West Africa region.

More. Browse our catalog of jazz ensemble performance sheet music, instructional resources, play-alongs, and arrangements for small jazz ensembles. Shop. Shop by Instrument. Piano; Browse the Belwin Jazz catalog of fantastic repertoire and supplemental resources from.

The Acadia University Jazz Ensemble has been able to distinguish itself as one of Acadia’s most dynamic performing ensembles. Each year the ensemble has been kept busy exploring some of the most difficult music in the Big Band repertoire. Contact: @ or [email protected] Essential Elements for Jazz Ensemble is a comprehensive method for jazz style and improvisation written by renowned jazz musician and educator Mike Steinel from the University of North Texas.

This series provides a great starting point for young musicians to learn the style and nuances of jazz music as well as an introduction to improvisation.

The Department of Music at York University was the first music program in Canada to include jazz as an integral part of its curriculum.

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A full range of courses, including private lessons, jazz theory and musicianship, small ensembles, jazz orchestra, and jazz history are offered each year. The Memorial University Jazz Ensemble studies and performs the big band repertoire of important figures in the history of jazz ensemble composition and arranging.

This includes writers/arrangers of the past (e.g. Thad Jones, Rob McConnell), as well as current writers/arrangers (e.g. Bob Brookmeyer, Fred Sturm, Mark Taylor, Bob Mintzer).

Jazz Ensemble In addition to the Concert Band program, St. George’s offers instruction in jazz through two ensembles where students perform a variety of repertoire in order to better understand various jazz styles.

Enrollment is restricted and entrance into these ensembles is by audition. York University Wind Symphony. Performs a varied repertoire, including contemporary Canadian pieces, in several concerts annually. Offers performance training in the environment of a large ensemble.

This course is open to all qualified York University students. Continuation of. The Best of Easy Jazz – Conductor 15 Selections from the Easy Jazz Ensemble Series Series: Easy Jazz Ensemble Series. The concert programs of school and college ensembles in Canada have traditionally featured an overwhelming percentage of non-Canadian music but the new trend toward the rapid expansion of an indigenous repertoire marks perhaps the most significant turn yet in the history of wind band music in Canada, since it involves young people with aspects.

The trumpet is a brass instrument commonly used in classical and jazz trumpet group ranges from the piccolo trumpet with the highest register in the brass family, to the bass trumpet, which is pitched one octave below the standard B ♭ or C Trumpet.

Trumpet-like instruments have historically been used as signalling devices in battle or hunting, with examples dating back to at. These include works by Canadian and international composers as well as young and emerging sound artists using an 18 channel sound projection system.

Ensemble Auditions. All students registering for jazz ensembles and university choirs are expected to.

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This is an A–Z list of jazz is intended to be as comprehensive a list as possible, including those pop standards and film song classics which have been sung or performed in jazz on numerous occasions and are considered part of the jazz repertoire. For a chronological list of jazz standards with author details, see the lists in the box on the right.

In addition to his method books and repertoire, Dr. Pearson is well-known as a composer of many widely performed compositions for concert band and jazz ensemble. He has led clinics in all fifty of the United States and has been guest conductor and clinician, by invitation, of countries throughout the Pacific Rim, Asia, Europe, and the Canadian.

Jazz Band Percussion Ensemble. Auditions are open to all McMaster students, irrespective of Faculty or Program and can be used for academic credit upon successful audition. Due to the COVID pandemic, McMaster Ensembles will run differently in fall ; please refer to updated information below of each Ensemble and their respective audition.

Also, the following reference guide is helpful in identifying appropriate Canadian repertoire for the piano: Canadian Music Centre. Catalogue of Canadian Keyboard Music=Catalogue de Musique Canadienne à Clavier. Toronto: CMC, [Ref ML P3 C26 + suppl.] Lists Canadian works for piano, harpsichord, and organ on deposit at the CMC.

The Composer Diversity Database allows users to discover almost composers from underrepresented groups. You can search by composer name, living or deceased, specifically for women or non-binary composers, common large and small ensemble genres, racial, ethnic, or cultural demographics, and by location (city, state, and country).

• The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Jazz Orchestra and Wind Ensemble • The University of North Texas Wind Ensemble. * This site went up in November ofand it has been worth the wait. Danny Fratina, born January 6,comes from Arlington, Texas. Songs on the UO Undergraduate Jazz Repertoire List must be performed by memory including the melody and improvised choruses over the chord changes.

You are strongly encouraged to learn these songs by listening to the original artists and recordings when possible. Most songs may be found on Jamey Aebersold play-alongs for practice purposes.

2 days ago  Ithaca College Jazz Ensemble Composition Contest Deadline / March 1, Click here for info. The Ithaca College Jazz Ensemble welcomes submissions of recently composed works for instrumental jazz ensemble (saxophones, trombones, Bb trumpets, rhythm section, guitar, bass, drum set). Submitted works should be original and unpublished.The Jazz Studies program will foster the acquisition of professional skills in a variety of performance genres.

It will offer hands-on experience of group music making through ensembles, and promote skills in the fields of: music performance and its study; musical theory and composition; music history in general and jazz music history in particular; theoretical and applied keyboarding.Inthe band toured to Canada, performing at the Toronto Downtown Jazz Festival, supporting the Mingus Big Band on the main stage at the Ottawa International Jazz Festival, and playing at the Montreal International Jazz Festival.

InOUJO became an official Oxford University Music Society affiliated ensemble.