Tag: elliott sharp

  • Hear a Never-Before-Seen 1986 Dexter Gordon Piece, Played by 8 Different Artists

    Hear a Never-Before-Seen 1986 Dexter Gordon Piece, Played by 8 Different Artists

    In November 2016, Peter Pillitteri, an aspiring composer and one of the students in Ian Davis’ popular Orchestration for Strings course, emailed us out of the blue to tell us this incredible story: “‘Round Midnight is a 1986 film by Bertrand Tavernier about a fictitious jazzman, Dale Turner, who was played by the great jazz saxophonist, Dexter Gordon. […]

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  • Elliott Sharp’s Essential Guide to Being Elliott Sharp

    Elliott Sharp’s Essential Guide to Being Elliott Sharp

    By Elliott Sharp Editor’s note: For many years, I’ve been challenged and inspired by the work of Elliott Sharp, who has etched a place as one of America’s most dynamic modern composers. He’s hard to pin down both musically and literally, since he regularly travels the world for performance, recording, commissions, and likely a bit […]

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