(8 Brass) (Level 4) Michel Colombier's beautiful ballad arranged for full jazz ensemble. Features piano throughout. Two flutes, two clarinets and bass clarinet are needed with flugelhorns recommended. Some intricate, conrapuntal rubato sections surround the soloist.
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DR. MARTY ROBINSON, Assistant Professor of Trumpet and Jazz at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, directs the jazz ensembles and teaches jazz history in addition to applied trumpet students. He holds a Bachelor of Music in Trumpet Performance from Lawrence University, a Master of Music in Jazz Studies from Eastman School of Music and a Doctor of Music in Composition from Florida State University. Prior to his appoiintment at Oshkosh for the fall of 2004, Dr. Robinson served ro 10 years as Associate Professor of Trumpet and Jazz Studies at Florida A & M University in Tallahassee where he was recognized a "Teacher of the Year" in 2001. Dr. Robinson's interests cover a broad spectrum of music as a performer, composer, musicologist and educator. As a trumpeter, he performs with the Oshkosh Symphony, several brass quintets and leads his own jazz quartet in regional and national performances. His jazz CD, Standards-Vol. 1, was released in 2003. As a pianist, he has served as accompanist for his own students' trumpet recitals and he is also in demand as a jazz pianist. He is the composer and trumpeter on numerous recordings that have been aired in recent years on national television and radio including music for ABC's 20/20, Fox's NFL Films, OBS's National Geographic and CBS's U.S. Open Tennis Coverage, as well as ad campaigns for NBC's ER, Hershey's Chocolate, ADT Security and Burger King. As a jazz composer and arranger, Dr. Robinson's music is published by UNC Jazz Press. His original works have been written for trumpeter Claudio Roditi, saxophonist Gary Bartz, pianist Steve Kuhn and guitarist Gene Bertoncini. His jazz shuffle The Art of Lee was premiered at the Monteux Jazz Festival in Switzerland. Dr. Robinson has arranged over fifty different jazz works for jazz ensembles.