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Kirchner, Bill

KirchnerBill

Bill Kirchner
BA, Manhattan College
Woodwinds, Composer, Author

Profile:
Recipient of Grammy, NAIRD Indie, and Jazz Journalists Association awards; leader of the Bill Kirchner Nonet and Trio. Placed in eight DownBeat International Critics Polls as Talent Deserving Wider Recognition-Arranger. Producer/annotator of new and reissued recordings for many labels; producer/writer of four NPR Jazz Profiles. Frequent host of Jazz From The Archives, WBGO-FM. Editor, A Miles Davis Reader (Smithsonian Press, 1997) and The Oxford Companion To Jazz (Oxford University Press, 2000). Current CDs:  Old Friends (Jazzheads), One Starry Night (Jazzheads), Everything I Love (Evening Star Records), Trance Dance (A-Records) and Some Enchanted Evening (A-Records).


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