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NASA 2018 Biennial Conference Presenter — Miles Osland

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: Miles Osland
Website: http://finearts.uky.edu/faculty/music/miles-osland
Presentation Date: Friday, March 9, 2018 3:00 PM
Presentation Venue: Cohen
Presentation Title: SAXnDRUMS!
Type of Presentation: Professional Jazz Performance
Proposal Duration: 15

Miles Osland  has distinguished himself as an educator, recording and performing artist, author, arranger and composer. Currently the Director of Jazz Studies and Professor of Saxophone at the University of Kentucky, he has appeared throughout North, South America, Europe and Asia as a guest conductor and performing artist for Selmer (France) saxophones, D’Addario Woodwinds and Jody Jazz Mouthpieces. His compositions and arrangements have been recognized and supported by fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Kentucky Arts Council.  He is also a recipient of the Kentucky Governor’s Award In The Arts for excellence in education.

Sea Breeze Jazz Records has submitted ten of his recordings for Grammy nominations.  Mark Custom Recordings has submitted eight.  His scholarly work (which includes over 75 publications on saxophone technique and jazz improvisation) can be found in a variety of publications including Downbeat, Jazz Times, Saxophone Journal and many others.

Ensemble Bio: SAXnDRUMS! is Miles Osland (alto saxophone), Professor of saxophone and Director of Jazz Studies at the University of Kentucky and Paul Deatherage (drum set), Professor of drum set at the University of Kentucky.

Other Performers / Participants

Name Instrument Bio
Paul Deatherage drum set Paul Deatherage (drums) is Instructor of Drumset at the University of Kentucky. He is also on percu . . .

Pieces to Be Performed

Title Composer Duration
Sann Petter Wettre 5
Three Pieces Bob Mintzer 5
Duo Bob Mintzer 5