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Pat Harbison

Jazz trumpeter Pat Harbison currently teaches jazz history and improvisation and conducts ensembles at Indiana University. He has been on the faculty of the Jamey Aebersold Jazz Workshops since 1976. Previously he taught trumpet and jazz at the University of Cincinnati. Pat became intent on a career in music in his early teens, when he became a protégé of jazz education pioneer, Jamey Aebersold. Jamey exposed him to the magic of jazz and instructed Pat in improvisation, arranging, and composition. After graduating from the University of Louisville, where he studied trumpet with Leon Rapier, he spent time free-lancing in New York City and studying with Carmine Caruso


Article: Album Review

Ritmos Unidos: Ritmos Unidos

Read "Ritmos Unidos" reviewed by Angelo Leonardi

Il percussionista Michael Spiro ha coinvolto gli alunni della Jacobs School of Music -dipartimento dell'Indiana University-e guida questa formazione spaziando tra le differenti diramazioni della musica latina. Vediamo quindi coesistere in un'unico percorso musicale le varie forme del latin jazz e i folklori delle isole dei caraibi (Cuba, Porto Rico, Trinidad, Tobago) con suggestioni che vengono ...


Article: Album Review

Mitch Shiner And The BloomingTones Big Band: Fly!

Read "Fly!" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

"Hoosier Jazz" isn't an actual sub-genre of music, but that geographical tag fits this album so well. Drummer/Percussionist Mitch Shiner, a graduate of Indiana University's Jacobs School of Music, put together a Bloomington-based big band built around his IU chums, be they students, alums, local hotshots or professors. Then he simply fed them some killer arrangements ...


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Take Five With Craig Tweddell

Read "Take Five With Craig Tweddell" reviewed by Craig Tweddell

Meet Craig Tweddell: Craig Tweddell attended Morehead State University, where he was privileged to study with his hero and mentor Greg Wing, who he credits with instilling within him a work ethic and passion for music that continues to inspire him to this day. Craig discovered and fell in love with jazz music and improvising ...

News: Education

Guitarist Dave Stryker Appointed to IU Jacobs School of Music Jazz Faculty

Guitarist Dave Stryker Appointed to IU Jacobs School of Music Jazz Faculty

The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music is pleased to announce that Dave Stryker will join its faculty as adjunct lecturer in jazz guitar this fall. Stryker was voted one of the Top Ten Guitarists in the 2001 DownBeat Readers poll and a Rising Star for the last five years in the DownBeat Critics Poll. Known ...


News: Performance / Tour

Pat Harbison Performs Two "Aebersold Project" Benefit Concerts in Des Moines Metro

Pat Harbison Performs Two "Aebersold Project" Benefit Concerts in Des Moines Metro

Jazz trumpet player Pat Harbison will performing two concerts to help fund the Aebersold Project, a program of the Synergy Jazz Foundation. This program will provide scholarships to some twenty Des Moines-area student musicians to study at the renowned Jamey Aebersold Summer Jazz Camp in Louisville, Kentucky, the week of July 5-11. The first concert will ...


Conspiracy Theory

Label: Self Produced
Released: 2002


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