Results for "Scott Dickinson"
Trumpeter/Composer Scott Dickinson is a doctoral candidate in the Studio Music and Jazz Department at The University of Miami's Frost School of Music. He also is the recipient of a Master's Degree in Jazz Composition from DePaul University, and a Bachelor's in Jazz Studies from the University of North Florida. As a performer, Scott has had the opportunity to share the stage with celebrated artists such as Marc Broussard, Michael Feinstein, and Mason Bates. He has also been a finalist in several performance competitions including the National Trumpet Competition, The International Trumpet Guild Competition, and the Chicago Union League Jazz Competition
Label: NFS Records
Track listing: Fair Weather; Circumambulate; I Concentrate on You; Shiny Stockings; I'm Old Fashioned; Hi-Fly; Look for the Silver Lining; Catty Corner; Girl Talk; Love Walked In; Here's That Rainy Day; Indirect Ingress; Throughline; The Very Thought of You; Samba Dees Days; Happiness; Just one of Those Things
by Jack Bowers
When listening to the Mica Bethea Big Band's generally admirable two-CD set, Stage 'n Studio, the first thought is, Why hasn't anyone done this before?" That query is immediately replaced by a second thought: Perhaps someone has and we simply overlooked it." In either case, Bethea's decision to perform (basically) the same material in a recording ...
by Jerome Wilson
A young composer from Jacksonville, Florida, Mica Bethea shows an impressive command of big band writing and arranging on this set. Traces of all the usual modern large ensemble influences can be heard in his work, but he also brings his own ideas to the table and creates something fresh and energetic. This is ...