A Night Of Charlie Parker W/Wil Swindler

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A Night Of Charlie Parker W/Wil Swindler
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The Wil Swindler Quartet plays a special night at Nocturne featuring Charlie Parker's Savoy year's.

Wil Swindler, is a saxophonist, composerm winner of the 2008 Gil Evans Fellowship, and educator based in the Denver Front Range area.

Mr. Swindler holds a B.M. from the University of North Texas and has received commissions from West Point's Jazz Knights, The USAF Falconaires, Denver University, Colorado State University, and has composed original music for Steve Wilson and Steve Weist among others. As a performer, he has played with Toshiko Akiyoshi, Cuong Vu, John Fedchock, Steve Wilson, Bill Warfield, Greg Gisbert, and many others.

In the Fall of 2009, Mr. Swindler joined the music faculty at Colorado State University as Associate Director of Jazz Studies where he teaches jazz theory, jazz composition/arranging, improvisation and directs Jazz Ensemble II. Wil has served as an Adjunct Saxophone Teacher at Denver University, composition teacher for the Colorado Conservatory of the Jazz Arts, faculty at the Yellowstone Jazz Camp as well as the University of Northern Colorado Jazz Camp, and maintains an active private studio of saxophone and composition students.

His band includes: Jeff Jenkins on piano, Erik Applegate on bass, and Todd Reid on drums.
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