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
- The UCONN Symphony Orchestra, directed by Harvey Felder, will debut a new symphonic work composed by Earl on May 1, 2014 in von der Mehden Recital Hall. Additional details are provided within the upcoming concerts section of this site.
- Join Earl & his UCONN jazz students for their weekly, Thursday night jam session at the UCONN Co-Op Book Store at Storrs Center from 7 - 9 p.m. Coffee, espresso and pastries are available at the in-house café, Le Petit Marché. One Royce Center, Storrs, CT. (860) 486-8525.