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Composer, Producer & Performer
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John Wasson's CoolBrass Jazztet releases first CD, "The New Cool"
Announcing the release of The New Cool, the first CD by John Wasson's Coolbrass Jazztet. Featuring fresh arrangements of Cool period classics and other jazz standards, the group features stellar soloists and wonderful ensemble playing. To learn more about the group and to order your copy of the CD, head over to the CoolBrass Jazztet page.
New Orchestrations for Gateway Church's new Christmas Musical
I've completed a few arrangements for It's A Life…And It's Wonderful, the new original Christmas Musical to be presented this holiday season by the creative folks at Gateway Church. Our orchestrations were recorded in Nashville (and sound great!). Check out Gateway's webpage for dates and times to see the show.
New Orchestrations for Hosanna Church Christmas Concert
I recently completed two new arrangements for the 16th annual Hosanna! Christmas Concert at Hosanna Church in Lakeville, MN. You can check Hosanna's website for dates and times.
Three More Arrangments for the Minnesota Orchestra
I've had the opportunity to arrange several works for the Minnesota Orchestra, from pieces for the Shows of orchestra member Charles Lazarus to works featuring singers and the orchestra. I'll be writing some new arrangements for the orchesta's upcoming "That's Amore" show in January 2013. See the Minnesota Orchestra website for more details.