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  • Bill Kirchner

    Part-time Classroom Faculty

    Email
    kirchneb@newschool.edu

    Office Location
    A - Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall - 66 West 12th Street

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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:  Old Friends (Jazzheads), One Starry Night (Jazzheads), Everything I Love (Evening Star Records), Trance Dance (A-Records) and Some Enchanted Evening (A-Records). Current CDs (place first & second in list): An Evening of Indigos (Jazzheads), Lifeline (Jazzheads).


    Current Courses

    Adv. Comp/Arranging-Large Ens.

    Adv. Comp/Arranging-Large Ens. (Spring 2019)

    Adv. Comp/Arranging-Small Ens.

    History of Jazz 1

    Improvisation Ensemble

    Improvisation Ensemble (Spring 2019)

    Mus of Miles Davis & Gil Evans

    Mus of Miles Davis & Gil Evans (Spring 2019)

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