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2022.1.9 Andy Farber Listening Session


January 9, 2022

Event Type

Listening Session

Scott Ninmer

Event Type Description

Listening Sessions feature a Presenting Artist sharing clips of music they love that has interesting compositional elements. Alongside a host, the Presenting Artist explores audio excerpts and topics of interest contained within.


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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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