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Those Feelings (2010) A song in the style of Stevie Wonder.
A Funk for the Bunk (2010) An original inspired by the character from "The Wire". A funk tune with some tricks up its sleeve.
Armando's Grand Illusion (2003) An original chart in the style of Chick Corea. With interesting chord changes and a catchy melody. Recorded live by Jazz Northwest.
Cold Duck Time (2004) The classic Les McCann tune arranged for a small group. Straight-ahead arrangement, with room for solo. Recorded live by WSU Crimson Revue.
Bird Calls (2004) An arrangement of the Mingus tune for two trumpets and tenor sax. Soli and everything. Recorded live by the Hartt School Jazz Combo.
There Will Never Be Another You (2004) This arrangement pulls all the tricks. Even goes into three at the end. Recorded live by the Hartt School Jazz Combo.
Dancin' at the Dime (2004) An original latin tune that starts out in 5/4 before going to a bridge that is nothing but mixed meter. Recorded live by the Hartt School Jazz Combo.
The future: Bobby Watson and the UMKC Big Band will premiere Rhapsody for Dean Moriarty in Kansas City, MO.
The future: Ashly Evans will premiere Birdsongs in Houston, TX.
The future: Jeux pour Jumeaux will be premiered in San Francisco, CA.
fall, 2013: Ryan Ford will perform BA(da)SS in Hartford, CT.
summer/fall, 2013: The Agosto Duo will premiere a new work for oboe and english horn.
summer, 2013: David Tayloe will premiere A Page Out of Zen.
May 26th, 2013: Joseph Abad and Marko Stuparovic will perform Icarus in West Hartford, CT.
April 22nd, 2013: Jordan Jacobson will perform fragments and memories with the HICO Orchestra in CT.
April 20th, 2013: Jordan Jacobson will perform fragments and memories with the HICO Orchestra in CT.
April 19-20, 2013: The UMKC Opera Dept. will perform portions of Songs from Behind the Curtain.
April 7th, 2013: Joseph Abad and Marko Stuparovic will premiere Icarus in West Hartford, CT.
February 21st, 2013: Not Death, but Love will be performed by the Ouroboros Quartet at a Misha-maya-gat event in Manchester, CT.
October 18th, 2012: Sheri Brown and others will perform Getz Going: A Suite for Eddie Sauter in Manchester, CT.
October 14th, 2012: Sheri Brown and others will perform Getz Going: A Suite for Eddie Sauter in Hartford, CT.
August 23rd, 2012: Sheri Brown and others will premiere Getz Going: A Suite for Eddie Sauter on a Hartford Phase Shift concert.
June 7th, 2012 7pm: A concert of the works of Ryan Jesperson will be presented at the Hartt School in West Hartford CT.
May 31st, 2012: The Invisible, Magic, Soccer Phone will be premiered in Middlefield, CT.
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