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Roger Aldridge

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Roger Aldridge

Born in 1946 in Kansas City, MO, Roger Aldridge discovered jazz at an early age thanks to his mother’s collection of big band recordings. Roger started on alto saxophone when he was 9 and developed an interest in composition in his early teens. This led him to study composition & arranging at Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA.

At Berklee, Roger studied jazz composition with Herb Pomeroy and Charlie Mariano, classical composition with William Maloof and John Bavicchi, and woodwinds with Joe Viola. Afterwards, he studied composition with Dr. Robert Wykes, Dr. Stephanie Owen, and Dr. Champ Tyrone. Roger received a B.A. degree in composition from McKendree University and a M.A. degree in composition from New Mexico Highlands University. As a graduate assistant at Highlands, Roger directed the university's jazz ensemble....
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”I loved Roger Aldridge's Donut Music for its waywardness and its nine small sections or 'bites'.” — Chris Dumigan, Classical Guitar Magazine

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NEW TANGO NO. 2: MYSTERY BLUES FOR LESTER RAINY AFTERNOON BUZZARDS IN LOVE (wind ensemble) DONUT MUSIC (solo guitar) PI, WHY? NEW TANGO NO. 1: MOVEMENT RUBBER CHICKEN RAG TOADS

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