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Remy Le Boeuf Wins Charlie Parker Jazz Composition Prize

"Sibbian" selected from nine compositions in annual BMI Summer Showcase concert

From left: Jazz Composers Workshop Associate Musical Director Ted Nash, Musical Director Andy Farber, Charlie Parker Prize winner Remy Le Boeuf, judges Miho Hazama, Slide Hampton and Chris Byars and BMI's Patrick Cook
From left: Jazz Composers Workshop Associate Musical Director Ted Nash, Musical Director Andy Farber, Charlie Parker Prize winner Remy Le Boeuf, judges Miho Hazama, Slide Hampton and Chris Byars and BMI Director of Musical Theatre and Jazz Patrick Cook (photo courtesy of BMI)

On June 6, Remy Le Boeuf was awarded the Charlie Parker Jazz Composition prize for “Sibbian,” selected out of nine big-band and large-ensemble works performed during BMI’s annual Summer Showcase concert at The Marjorie S. Deane Little Theater in NYC. The award also includes the $3,000 Manny Albam commission for Le Boeuf to write a new work that will premiere at next year’s concert.

Judges for this year’s competition were 2015 winner Miho Hazama, saxophonist and composer Chris Byars, and trombonist and composer Slide Hampton.

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