American Composer Orchestra: Jazz composers welcome

The American Composers Orchestra gave eight jazz-oriented composers a year to work up five minute pieces and composer-mentors to help, then staged readings conducted by George Manahan during one of the busiest weeks of the jazz summer. Read about it in my latest CityArts column.Harris Eisenstadt, drummer and composer, and his score for "Palimpset" - photo courtesy of ACO. Columbia University's Center for Jazz Studies partnered on this project.  howardmandel.com Subscribe by Email | Subscribe by RSS | Follow on Twitter All JBJ posts … [Read more...]