Earl MacDonald is a composer, arranger, pianist and educator specializing in jazz. Originally from Canada, the former musical director for Maynard Ferguson is now based in Connecticut, halfway between Boston and NYC.
*2014 Juno Award Nominee –
Best Contemporary Jazz Album
- Earl will teach at the "Jazz In July" summer workshop at UMASS Amherst from July 13 - 17.
- Planning for Earl's next album is underway. He aims to record this summer with a 10-piece band in Toronto, Canada.
- Earl is composing a new series of educational jazz band charts for high school and middle school groups.
- Join Earl and his UCONN Jazz students for the jam session at the UCONN Co-Op Bookstore, from 7 - 9 p.m., every Thursday night while university is in session.