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Helen Sung Wins Charlie Parker Prize/Manny Albam Commission at BMI’s Jazz Composers Showcase

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From News, posted 6.15.22 BMI’s 33rd annual Jazz Composers Workshop Summer Showcase, held at Dizzy’s Club in New York City on June 13, featured the best new big band and jazz orchestra compositions created in the workshop during the 2021-2022 season. The evening was hosted by Musical Director Andy Farber and Assistant Musical Director… Read more...


BMI Jazz Composers Workshop Presents 33rd Annual Summer Showcase June 13

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From News, posted 6.03.22 The BMI Jazz Composers Workshop will present the best big band and jazz orchestra compositions produced throughout the year at its 33rd Summer Showcase Concert, with two sets held on June 13 at 7:30 PM and 9:30 PM at Dizzy’s Club in New York City. Each seating will feature the… Read more...


BMI Congratulates 2022 NEA Jazz Masters Stanley Clarke and Billy Hart

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From News, posted 3.07.22 This spring, the National Endowment for the Arts will celebrate two of BMI’s legendary jazz musicians, Stanley Clarke and Billy Hart, as Jazz Masters, which is the highest honor bestowed in the world of jazz music. As an extraordinary bass-player, Clarke has become one of the most influential players in… Read more...


Dan Pugach Wins Charlie Parker Prize/Manny Albam Commission at BMI Jazz Composers Workshop Showcase

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From News, posted 6.14.19 BMI’s 31st annual Jazz Composers Workshop concert, held at the Marjorie S. Deane Little Theater in New York City on June 12, featured the best new big band and jazz orchestra compositions created in the workshop during the 2018-2019 session. The evening was hosted by musical director Andy Farber and… Read more...


BMI’s Jazz Composers Workshop Presents 31st Annual Summer Showcase

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From News, posted 5.23.19 The BMI Jazz Composers Workshop, a prestigious creative forum for musical creation and development, will present the best new big band and jazz orchestra compositions produced during the past year at the 31st annual summer showcase. The BMI/New York Jazz Orchestra, a modern repertory ensemble made up of leading New… Read more...


Jihye Lee Awarded Charlie Parker Jazz Composition Prize and Manny Albam Commission

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From News, posted 6.21.18 The work of the best and brightest new jazz composers who attended this year’s BMI Jazz Composers Workshop was featured in a free concert in NYC recently to determine the winner of this year’s prestigious Charlie Parker Prize and Manny Albam Commission. Hosted by musical director Andy Farber and judged… Read more...


Applications Now Open for BMI’s Jazz Composers Workshop

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From News, posted 7.25.17 BMI is now accepting applications for the 30th annual BMI Jazz Composers Workshop! This prestigious workshop runs from September 2017 through May 2018 and meets weekly at BMI’s New York office. The application deadline is Tuesday, August 15. Founded in 1988, the workshop helps aspiring jazz composers hone their craft… Read more...


Charlie Parker Jazz Composition Prize and Manny Albam Commission Awarded to BMI Composer Dan Block

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From News, posted 6.28.16 The 28th Annual Summer Showcase Concert, which featured the best new big band and jazz orchestra compositions created during the past year in the BMI Jazz Composers Workshop, culminated in a win for saxophonist, clarinetist, and composer Dan Block, who was named the winner of the BMI Foundation’s 17th annual… Read more...


BMI Workshop Members Bring Jazz to Summer Showcase Concert in NYC

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From News, posted 5.31.16 The BMI Jazz Composers Workshop will again this year highlight the best new big band and jazz orchestra compositions that were created during the past year in the workshop, at the 28th Annual Summer Showcase Concert on Wednesday, June 22, at 7:30 PM.The free event, which will feature the… Read more...


BMI’s Acclaimed Jazz Composer Workshop to Showcase New Works at 27th Annual Concert 

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From News, posted 6.22.15 The BMI Jazz Composers Workshop, a noted creative forum for musical exploration and development, will highlight the best new jazz compositions created during the past year at its 27th Annual Summer Showcase Concert. The concert is free to the public, and will be held on Thursday, June 25, at Christ… Read more...


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