Artist residencies can take many shapes and forms. Well-versed in all jazz subject matter, Earl’s skills could be utilized in the following ways over  a two or three-day residency:

  • rehearsing and performing a program of his big band music with your student jazz ensemble
  • presenting lectures in jazz composition, arranging and music theory
  • critiquing and refining student compositions
  • giving instruction in jazz improvisation
  • performing an evening concert with jazz faculty
  • teaching jazz piano and rhythm section master classes
  • coaching student jazz combos
  • sharing advice and insight into career planning and music industry business practices

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