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Event Type Description
Foundational Focuses feature a Presenting Artist exploring fundamental aspects of jazz composition and arranging using examples from the jazz canon as well as their own writing.
Approaches to Reharmonization. See works presented slide below.
About the Presenting Artists(s)
Erica Seguine, is a NYC-based composer, arranger, conductor, pianist, and educator. With composer Shon Baker, Seguine co-leads the Erica Seguine | Shon Baker Jazz Orchestra. Their debut album "The New Day Bends Light" was produced by renowned composer Darcy James Argue. Erica’s work has been performed by ensembles including the Metropole Orchestra (The Netherlands), the Symphonic Jazz Orchestra, (Los Angeles) the Brilliant Corners Large Ensemble (Japan), the J-Orchestra (NYC), the Millenium Jazz Orchestra (The Netherlands), the Zurich Jazz Orchestra (Switzerland), and Greg Ruvolo’s Big Band (NYC), among others. Seguine received the 2013 BMI Foundation Charlie Parker Prize/2014 Manny Albam Commission for “The Ravine”/”...And the Tire Swing Keeps Spinning...”, and the 2014 ASCAP Foundation Johnny Mandel Prize for “Reel No. 1”.
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