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  • Bill Kirchner

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    kirchneb@newschool.edu

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    Bill Kirchner

    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:  An Evening of Indigos (Jazzheads), Lifeline (Jazzheads), Old Friends (Jazzheads), One Starry Night (Jazzheads), Everything I Love (Evening Star Records), Trance Dance (A-Records) and Some Enchanted Evening (A-Records).

    Photo credit: Ed Berger


    Current Courses

    Adv. Comp/Arranging-Small Ens.

    Adv. Comp/Arranging-Small Ens. (Fall 2019)

    History of Jazz 1 (Fall 2019)

    Improvisation Ensemble

    Improvisation Ensemble (Fall 2019)

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