Kupferberg Holocaust Center: Eugene Marlow Heritage Ensemble

Start Date: May 20 2012 - 01:00 PM

End Date: May 20 2012 - 03:00 PM

Category: Community

Location: Kupferberg Holocaust Resource Center

Description:

Eugene MarlowEugene Marlow is an award-winning composer/arranger, producer, presenter, performer, author/journalist, and educator.

Dr. Marlow’s jazz compositions include charts for big band in various genres, plus ballads, swing tunes, blues, and Latin-jazz flavored compositions for small ensembles. He has also arranged numerous Hebraic melodies in various jazz, Afro-Cuban, Brazilian, and neo-classical styles.

His jazz compositions have been performed by the BMI Jazz Composers Workshop Big Band, the Primary Colors Trio, the SYOTOS Latin/Jazz Band with Chris Washburne, The Numinous Orchestra, The Andy LaVerne Trio, The Trevor Day Big Band, the Manhattan School of Music Latin Jazz Orchestra, the New School Afro Cuban Jazz Orchestra, the George Gee Big Band, the Bobby Sanabria Big Band, and The Cyrus Chestnut Trio (2011 Montreal Jazz Festival).

His big band chart “El Ache de Sanabria en Moderacion” appears on Bobby Sanabria’s  Grammy-nominated album “Big Band Urban Folktales” (2007 JazzHeads). Marlow  signed with 3-2 Music Publishing to distribute this chart to educational institutions globally. Marlow’s reconstruction and arrangement of “Me Acuerdo De Ti,” originally recorded by Tito Puente, appears on “Tito Puente Masterworks Live!” recorded by the Manhattan School of Music Afro-Cuban Jazz Orchestra (Jazzheads 2011).

Marlow has studied jazz with NEA Jazz Master Dr. Billy Taylor, Andy LaVerne and Marty Sheller (jazz composition), Milt Hinton and Laurence Hobgood (jazz performance), and Manny Albam, Michael Abene, Jim McNeely, Grammy-winner Maria Schneider, and multi-Grammy nominee Bobby Sanabria (big band composition/orchestration). He has studied music scoring for film and television with Paul Chihara (at ASCAP), Scott Smalley, and Jack Smalley.

He is a former member of the BMI Jazz Composers Workshop and the International Association for Jazz Education, and current member of the Jazz Journalists Association (former treasurer), the Jazz Education Network, the New York Composers Circle, Chamber Music America, the American Composers Forum, the National Music Publishers Association. He is a voting member of the National Academy for Recording Arts and Sciences.

Website: http://www.eugenemarlow.com/2012/02/24/the-heritage-ensemble-the-kupferberg-holocaust-center/

Contact Name: Arthur Flug

Contact Phone: 718-281-5770

Contact Email: AFlug@qcc.cuny.edu


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