Posts tagged ‘Album’

Matt Keown’s Band, icarus Quartet, Releases New Album

Matt Keown, adjunct instructor in music (percussion), announced the June 17 release of ensemble icarus Quartet’s album Big Things by Michael Laurello. The album, available in physical, digital, and streaming formats everywhere on Furious Artisans Records, features Keown on percussion.

All About Jazz Reviews Dr. Morell’s Latest Recording

All About Jazz recently reviewed the album Exit Music for Intelligent Life on Earth by Dr. Justin Morell, associate professor of music (composition and theory). The reviewer noted, “his Exit Music for Intelligent Life on Earth explores the challenges concerning climate change and a potential search for a new home for humankind.”

Dr. Morell to Release New Album to Honor His Child

Dr. Justin Morell, associate professor of music, will release All Without Words on April 30 . The album is a jazz/orchestral trumpet concerto featuring John Daversa, a multi-Grammy winning soloist from the University of Miami. Morell wrote the composition based on his experience as a parent of a non-verbal autistic child. It’s a theme and variations, the theme of which is a transcription of his son Loren’s vocalizations.

Morell Releases Album Performed by University of Miami Frost Concert Jazz Band

Dr. Justin Morell, assistant professor of music, composed Concerto for Guitar and Jazz Orchestra, which he performed with Adam Rogers, guitarist, and the Frost Concert Jazz Band of the University of Miami and its conductor, John Daversa. A reviewer for All About Jazz called it “a product of great beauty and depth,” and it can be purchased on ArtistShare, Amazon, and iTunes, among other avenues.