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.
- Earl will teach at Marshall University's "Jazz-MU-Tazz" camp in West Virginia, from June 15-20; then from July 13-17, he'll be on faculty at the "Jazz In July" summer workshop at UMASS.
- Planning for Earl's next album is well underway. He aims to record his 10-piece band this summer.
- Earl is composing a new series of educational jazz band charts for high school and middle school groups.
*2014 Juno Award Nominee –
Best Contemporary Jazz Album