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NASA 2018 Biennial Conference Presenter — Arthur White

Mark your calendars now to join us March 8-11, 2018 for the NASA 2018 Biennial Conference at University of Cincinnati College - Conservatory of Music in Cincinnati, Ohio.
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Name: Arthur White
Website: http://www.arthurwhitedma.com
Presentation Date: Friday, March 9, 2018 3:00 PM
Presentation Venue: Cohen
Presentation Title: Arthur White and MERGE
Type of Presentation: Professional Jazz Performance
Proposal Duration: 20
Bio: Arthur White is an EASTMAN saxophone artist, in addition to his work as composer, arranger, jazz pedagogue, and touring performer based in the Kansas City, MO area. Dr. White's debut CD, when you find it (2017), is on the Artists Recording Collective (ARC) label, with his band, MERGE. His original compositions and arrangements for large jazz ensembles is published through UNC Jazz Press, Second Floor Music, and ejazzlines.com. Dr. White maintains a very active performing, clinic, and residency schedule while arranging music for Mike Mainieri, Christian McBride, Meshell Ndegeocello, Kevin Mahogany, Randy Brecker, Robin Eubanks, and others, in addition to his work with MERGE.
Ensemble Bio: MERGE was founded, and is led, by saxophonist Arthur White, and is based in the Kansas City, MO area. The members are active performers and educators, and the band is committed to performing original jazz music. At NASA, they will perform movements from Dr. White's recently completed jazz suite, Pictures of the Heartland (2017). Their debut CD, when you find it, is on the Artists Recording Collective label. The band is comprised of guitarist William Flynn, pianist Alyssa Murray, bassist Dominique Sanders, and drummer John Kizilarmut. 

Other Performers / Participants

Name Instrument Bio
Mark Tonelli Guitar Not Provided
David Wolbert Bass Not Provided
Kyle Andrews Drums Not Provided

Pieces to Be Performed

Title Composer Duration
from Pictures of the Heartland Arthur White 20