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|Presentation Date:||Tuesday, June 4, 2019 2:00 PM|
|Presentation Title:||A Discussion of Stylistic Diversity: Classical/Jazz|
|Type of Presentation:||Lecture/Performance|
Bassist and composer Gregg August spans the classical, avant-garde, jazz and Latin jazz worlds making him one of the most
As a composer, Gregg has written many full length concert works, including "Una Rumba Sinfonica", a commission from the Jazz Composers Orchestra Institute and Earshot, which was premiered by the Buffalo Philharmonic. Other pieces include "Oriente" commissioned and premiered by the Bang on a Can All-Stars, and Dialogues on Race, a commission from the Jerome Foundation and The Jazz Gallery.
In 2003 Gregg formed his own record label, Iacuessa Records, for which he has recorded three
Gregg is on faculty at New York University and the University of Connecticut, as well as
Gregg was on the Downbeat Magazine Critics' Rising Star Poll in 2017, 2015 and 2013.
He received his degrees from the Eastman School of Music and the Juilliard School.
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