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2021.12.8 Andy Farber Composer Spotlight


December 9, 2021

Event Type

Composer Spotlight

Scott Ninmer

Event Type Description

Composer Spotlights feature a Presenting Artist outlining compositional concepts contained within their own work by examining score & audio excerpts.


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About the Presenting Artists(s)

Andy Farber, award-winning composer, arranger, conductor, and saxophonist. Farber teaches Jazz Composition and Arranging at The Juilliard School and Purchase College, and is Director of the BMI Jazz Composers Workshop. He has collaborated extensively with jazz legends such as Jon Hendricks and Wynton Marsalis among others. Farber has written for artists including Shirley Horn, Joe Lovano, Joe Temperley, Regina Carter, Lee Konitz, Stevie Wonder, Bob Dylan, and Ray Charles. The Andy Farber Orchestra recently backed Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga for their PBS special Cheek to Cheek Live.

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