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. Here you can find out about Earl’s new music, performances, teaching, and latest projects. Visit Earl’s blog, download MP3s, buy CDs, read reviews, or take a free online lesson. There's plenty to see, hear and learn on this site, so make yourself comfortable and stay a while.
Mirror of the Mind
*2014 Juno Award Nominee –
Best Contemporary Jazz Album
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The Latest News
- 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.