CCAA Material and Links

Below are handouts, files and links from my presentation on Nov. 2nd.
If you have any questions, comments or concerns don't hesitate to contact me!


Powerpoint Presentation

Note: Audio links in the powerpoint file won't work, but the titles and artists are all noted down in case you want to check any of them out. Here is the list of all of them; I'd encourage you to google them and learn more:

 Song for Melan and Rafik - Tigran Hamasyan
 Woke Up This Morning – Lightin’ Hopkins
 Blues for Smedley – Oscar Peterson Trio feat. Clark Terry
 Equinox  – John Coltrane
 Blues for Alice – Red Rodney (comp Charlie Parker)

Below is a link to a composition of mine, Dream, which I played as an example:

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Handout: Crash Course on the Blues

Click on the button below to view or download the pdf.


Podcast Excerpts

Podcasts I referenced in the talk are: 

Meet the Composer: Meredith Monk: Creation as a Spiritual Practice

A Noise From the Deep: Revenge of the Nerds

Both are awesome, inspiring podcasts with lots of new music and ideas. I'd suggest you check them out! Here is the edited recording of excerpts I put together for our workshop: