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David Leon's New Thing at Newport
ASCAP jazz composer/musician talks music, upbringing and playing the Newport Jazz Festival on 8/5, as part of The ASCAP Foundation/Newport partnership
The ASCAP Foundation Announces 2017 Herb Alpert Young Jazz Composer Award Recipients
Choral Music Composer Morten Lauridsen, Jazz Composer Maria Schneider And Broadway’s Pasek & Paul Among Honorees At The 2016 ASCAP Foundation Honors
ASCAP Member Henry Threadgill Wins a Pulitzer
Avant-garde jazz composer Henry Threadgill has been awarded the Pulitzer Prize in its hundredth year.
Jazz Composition in the Digital Age
Technology has always impacted jazz composition. But how has the digital age changed the way that jazz musicians work and thrive? Music critic and ASCAP composer Ted Gioia traces how jazz and tech intertwine, from the early piano rolls through the latest remixing software.
Roxy Coss, ASCAP Foundation Herb Alpert Young Jazz Composer Honoree, Featured at Newport Jazz Festival
“Rising Star” Roxy Coss, selected to perform at Newport as part of a joint partnership with The ASCAP Foundation, talks about the opportunity to perform at the festival, fresh off her new album’s release.
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