NBF17 - Jeremy Brown and Mike Karloff

Friday, March 17, 2017 - 13:00

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Friday, March 17, 1:00 PM Lambton Studio A

Jeremy Brown and Mike Karloff

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Jeremy Brown and Mike Karloff
A short recital of music for saxophone and piano, featuring visiting artist Jeremy Brown and Windsor pianist Mike Karloff.

 

Jeremy BrownJeremy Brown is a renowned Canadian saxophonist, woodwind doubler, teacher, expert on the music of Henry Cowell and conductor. He is Professor of Music and the former Head of the Music Department at the University of Calgary. (1990-present) He has been an Artist-In-Residence and a visiting lecturer at the Banff Centre. In 2014 he was awarded the inaugural University of Calgary Faculty of Arts Teaching Award. In 2010, his solo recording of Canadian saxophone music, “Rubbing Stone” was nominated outstanding classical recording of the year. In 2009 he was conferred the title “Canadian Music Ambassador” by the Canadian Music Centre for his work promulgating music by Canadian composers, with more than forty works commissioned. In 2008, he was named an “Innovator of the University of Calgary” for his community outreach, and in 2007 was awarded the David Peterkin Award for his contribution to music education in Alberta by the Alberta Band Association. In 1999 he was awarded the University of Calgary Student’s Union Teaching Award for the Faculty of Fine Arts. His book, The Wind Band Music of Henry Cowell, will be published later in 2017 by Routledge Press.

Michael Karloff Michael Karloff graduated from Wayne State University with a Masters Degree in Jazz Music. He has both performed and had original compositions/arrangements premiered at the Michigan Jazz Festival, Detroit Jazz Festival, Jazz on the River Festival in Trenton and Boblo Island Jazz Festival. He has worked in the pit for over 50 musical theatre productions, and has served as a Music Director for over 20 shows with Windsor Light Music Theatre, The Capitol Theatre, Theatre Intrigue, Lewscrew Productions, Korda Productions, Migration Hall, Windsor Feminist Theatre and St. Clair College. Michael currently works on the Faculty at Wayne State University as director of Jazz Combos. He also works in the Department of Music Theatre Performance at St. Clair College as an accompanist, music director, conductor, pit band arranger/orchestrator and teaches courses in Ear Training and Music Theory. Michael continues to work regularly as a freelance jazz pianist and accompanist, comfortable in any genre of music.

Jeremy Brown and Mike Karloff photo by Sigi Torinus

 

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