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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’s Jazz Composer Workshop to Celebrate 26th Anniversary

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From News, posted 6.18.14. Broadcast Music, Inc.’s Jazz Composers Workshop, led by internationally renowned composer Jim McNeely and pianist/composer/arranger Mike Holober, will highlight the best new jazz compositions created during the last year at its 26th Annual Showcase Concert. Free and open to the public, the celebration will take place on Friday, June 27, at… Read more...


Erica Seguine Wins Charlie Parker Jazz Composition Prize

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From News, posted 7.03.13. BMI composer Erica Seguine is the BMI Foundation’s 14th Annual Charlie Parker Jazz Composition Prize winner. Seguine won the $3,000 Manny Albam Commission at the BMI Jazz Composers Workshop that was held Friday, June 28, 2013, in New York for her composition, “The Ravine,” which was influenced by both the serenity… 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 York… Read more...


Big Band Sounds Celebrated at BMI Jazz Concert

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From News, posted 7.02.10. 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 22nd Anniversary Summer Showcase Concert on July 1 at Christ and St. Stephens’s Church. The concert featured the BMI/New York Jazz Orchestra, a 17-piece… Read more...


BMI Jazz Composers Workshop Marks 21st Anniversary with Showcase Concert

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From News, posted 6.29.09. 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 21st Anniversary Summer Showcase Concert on June 26 at Christ and St. Stephens’s Church. The concert featured the BMI/New York Jazz Orchestra, a 17-piece… Read more...


Jose Bevia Wins BMI Foundation Charlie Parker Jazz Prize

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From News, posted 7.26.07. Jazz composer Jose Bevia has been named the winner of the 8th annual BMI Foundation Charlie Parker Jazz Composition Prize for his piece, “Irony is Needed.” The prize, a $3,000 commission, was awarded July 19 during the BMI Jazz Composers Workshop’s annual showcase concert, held at Christ and St. Stephen’s Episcopal… Read more...


Asuka Kakitani Wins BMI Foundation’s Charlie Parker Jazz Prize

From News, posted 7.06.06. Jazz composer Asuka Kakitani has been named the winner of the BMI Foundation's 7th Annual Charlie Parker Jazz Composition Prize for her piece, "Dance 1." Presented on July 6 during the BMI Jazz Composers Workshop's annual showcase concert at New York's Merkin Hall, the prize includes… Read more...


Darcy Argue Wins BMI Foundation’s Charlie Parker Jazz Prize

From News, posted 7.21.04. The BMI Foundation has named jazz composer Darcy Argue the winner of the 5th Annual Charlie Parker Jazz Prize for his work, "Transit." The $3,000 award, given to the writer of the best new work composed in the BMI Jazz Composers Workshop, was presented during… Read more...


Jon Schapiro Wins BMI Foundation’s Charlie Parker Jazz Prize

From News, posted 7.31.03. The BMI Foundation has named jazz composer Jon Schapiro the winner of the 4th Annual Charlie Parker Jazz Prize for his work, "A Bounce in Her Step." The $3,000 award, given to the writer of the best new work composed in the BMI Jazz Composers Workshop, was presented… Read more...


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