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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...


BMI Jazz Composers Workshop Marks 23rd Anniversary with Showcase Concert

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From News, posted 7.07.11 The BMI Jazz Composers Workshop, a noted creative forum for musical exploration and development, highlighted the best new jazz compositions created during the last year at its 23rd Anniversary Summer Showcase Concert on July 1 at Christ & St. Stephen’s Church. The concert featured the BMI/New… Read more...


Jamie Begian Named Winner of Charlie Parker Jazz Composition Prize

From News, posted 7.30.01 Big band leader and composer Jamie Begian has been named the winner of the second annual BMI Foundation/Charlie Parker Jazz Composition Prize for his piece, “Fuzzy Math.” The $3000 award, given to the writer of the best new work composed in the BMI… Read more...


Jazz Orchestra to Present New Works at Annual Concert

From News, posted 7.04.01 The BMI/New York Jazz Orchestra, an adjunct of the BMI Jazz Composers Workshop, is a 16-piece modern repertory ensemble featuring leading New York musicians. The orchestra will premiere new works created in the Workshop on Thursday, July 19 at New York's Merkin Hall (Abraham Goodman… Read more...


Bill Kirchner

From News, posted 6.06.01 Former BMI Jazz Composers Workshop member Bill Kirchner (center) was a featured guest at a recent Workshop where he gave some helpful hints to a captive audience. Kirchner, a Grammy Award winning group leader, is involved in many ongoing projects including producing radio shows on PBS and teaching at the… Read more...