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lunes, 7 de febrero de 2011

Jazz and Bossa Artist of the Week (february 6 - 12) - Wayne Wallace

Jazz and Bossa Artist of the Week (february 6 - 12) - Wayne Wallace



http://www.walacomusic.com/index.html
HISTORY AND EDUCATION

•Born in San Francisco, CA
•San Francisco State Performance Major
•Private study with Julian Priester, Bobby Hutcherson and Will Sudmeier La Escuela Nacional in Havana Cuba
INSTRUMENTS


•Trombone · Keyboards · Vocals
SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENTS

•Co-composed and co-arranged, along with Jon Jang, the soundtrack to "Speaking in Tongues," an award-winning documentary about bilingual education, currently broadcasting nationwide on PBS: www.speakingintonguesfilm.info
•Received a 2002 San Francsico Arts Comission grant for composing the music to The Quilt
•Received a 2002 Creative Work Fund grant for composing the music to The Quilt
•Composed and arranged the music for Entre El Aliento y El Sol for the New Shoes/Old Souls dance company, in January 1999
•Composed and arranged the music for The Quilt, a spoken word/dance piece based on a quilt designed by the artist Faith Ringold
•Composed and arranged the music for Dance Variations a suite for piano, cello and percussion for Jean Jeanrenaud of the Kronos String Quartet
•Received a 1996 grant from the ZellerbachFoundation for composition of a Jazz/Afro-Cuban musical suite
•Taught a Jazz and Blues Workshop at the National School of the Arts in Havana Cuba, in March 1994
•Received a 1993 N.E.A. grant for jazz composition to compose a three part suite Digging Up the Roots reflecting the diverse musical cultures of the San Francisco Bay Area
•Composed and arranged the music for the American Conservatory Theater 1993 production of Pecong by Steve Carter
•Awarded the 1993 Bay Area Theater Critics Award for best original score in a drama for the musical Pecong
•Co-composed and arranged the music for the 1991 Theater Works world premiere of the musical Go Down Garvey by Danny Duncan
•Taught a Afro-Cuban music workshop in West Germany June-July 1989

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