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Primary Instrument: Composer/conductor

Born: July 26, 1970

Earl MacDonald lives jazz, as a performer, composer and educator. His latest CD, “Re:Visions – Works for Jazz Orchestra” received a 2011 Canadian Juno Award nomination for “best traditional jazz album of the year” and has been praised consistently by jazz critics. In a review for AllAboutJazz.com, Dan Bilawsky stated, “Re:Visions goes beyond where most big bands go, and establishes Earl MacDonald as a major force in the world of jazz composition”. From this album, Earl’s composition, “Bad Dream” was selected as the winner in the jazz song category of the Tenth Annual Independent Music Awards....
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“The debut CD of the Earl MacDonald 6, Echoes In The Night, is a classy recording with excellent ensemble playing, interesting arrangements, and well-crafted solos. The ensemble's conceptual approach to its music provides a strong unifying feature throughout the CD and makes for an interesting, as well as, enjoyable listening experience.”

Frank Bongiorno
Saxophone Journal

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Primary InstrumentComposer/conductor

LocationMansfield Center, CT

Willing to teachIntermediate to advanced students

Credentials/BackgroundEarl MacDonald teaches at the University of Connecticut. Although he is not currently accepting private students outside of UConn, he has posted several free, online jazz piano and improvisation lessons on his website: http://earlmacdonald.com/jazz-education.html

Clinic/Workshop Informationhttp://earlmacdonald.com/projects.html

Music

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    Mirror of the Mind

    Death Defying Records
    2013
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    Re:Visions

    Death Defying Records
    2010
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    Re: Visions

    Death Defying Records
    2010
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    Echoes In The Night

    Sea Breeze Jazz
    2005
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