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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.
Writing for Brass Instruments. See works presented slide below.
About the Presenting Artists(s)
Mike Malone is a trumpeter, composer, bandleader, educator, and pillar of the Canadian jazz scene. Malone was a featured writer and performer with artists such as Nimmons ‘N’ 9 plus 6, The Ted Moses Quintet, Dave McMurdo Jazz Orchestra, Ranee Lee, Danjam Orchestra, John MacLeod & the Rex Hotel Orchestra, Ted’s Warren Commission, The Alex Dean Quintet, The Brass Connection II, and The Kieran Overs Nonet. In 2009, he won the SOCAN/CAJE Phil Nimmons Award for Jazz Composition in the category of "Established Composer". Malone was a full-time faculty member at Mohawk College in Hamilton, Ontario for over 25 years, and continues to write and perform with Mike Malone and the Writers Jazz Orchestra.
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