BMI Jazz Composer Workshop 21st Annual Showcase Concert

Jun 26, 2009 07:30 PM - 09:30 PM

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 21st Annual Summer Showcase Concert. The concert is free to the public, and will be held on Friday, June 26 at Christ and St. Stephen’s Church (120 West 69th Street) at 7:30 p.m. The concert will feature the BMI/New York Jazz Orchestra, a 17-piece modern repertory ensemble made up of leading New York musicians. Seating is first-come, first-served; doors open at
7:00 p.m.

The evening will also feature a competition to choose the winner of the BMI Foundation’s tenth annual Charlie Parker Jazz Composition Prize, which will be given to the writer of the best new work composed in the BMI Jazz Composers Workshop. This year’s judges include noted jazz authority Dan Morgenstern, Secret Society bandleader and composer Darcy J. Argue, and noted jazz drummer and composer Dennis Mackrel.

Christ and St. Stephen’s Church (120 West 69th Street)

New York New York 100023

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