Results for "Erica Seguine"
Versatility is an innate trait that composer, arranger, and pianist Erica Seguine possesses. Her works include bossa novas, traditional and modern big band charts, waltzes, ballads, arrangements of standards, a Middle-Eastern tinged studio orchestra work, “legit” works, and compositions for short films. Her works have been performed in the Eastman Theatre, Kilbourn Hall, the Dryden Theatre (at George Eastman House), the WAMC Performing Arts Studio, the Schenectady Muddy Cup inside the Proctor’s Arcade, and the Juliet J. Rosch Recital Hall. They have been performed by the Eastman Jazz Ensemble, the Eastman Studio Orchestra, Astral artists Doug O’Connor and Jose French Ballester, Dr. Sylvie Beaudette, the Weapons of Jazz Destruction, the newly formed Community of the Spirit, of which she's a member of and her own group, the Erica Seguine Jazz Orchestra. Most recently, Erica won first place in the first Zurich Jazz Orchestra Composer Competition (2009), open internationally to composers 30 and under
by Daniel Lehner
Erica Seguine/Shannon Baker Jazz OrchestraSomethin' Jazz ClubNew York, NYOctober 20, 2011 Egyptian author Naguib Mahfouz postulated that the present becomes the past only when a new present emerges. The existence of the contemporary big band--exemplified by restless creativity but a somewhat limited playing capacity--seems to belong to a handful of ...