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NASA 2018 Biennial Conference Presenter — Jon De Lucia

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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— Conference Program Committee Chair
— NASA Director of Marketing


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Name: Jon De Lucia
Website: http://www.jondelucia.com
Presentation Date: Saturday, March 10, 2018 11:00 AM
Presentation Venue: 1340 CC
Presentation Title: Bach and Jazz Improvisation: Using Bach's Melodic Shapes for Technical and Improvisational Advancement
Type of Presentation: Non-Performance: Jazz Lecture
Proposal Duration: 40
Jon De Lucia is a woodwind performer based in Brooklyn, NY. He has released three albums as a leader, most recently As The River Sings on Fresh Sound New Talent in 2017. He holds an MA in Jazz Studies from the City College of New York and has studied with Lee Konitz, Andrew Sterman, Bill Pierce, George Garzone, Greg Osby, Joe Lovano and many more. His interest in the music of the baroque led to the forming of the Luce Trio, a new take on early music for saxophone, electric guitar and bass. This group has performed on WQXR’s Bach 360 and released Pieces, Vol. 1 on Musaeum Clausum Recordings. He published Bach Shapes, a book of Bach-inspired studies for the saxophone in 2017. His article on saxophonist Lester Young will be published in the November 2017 issue of the Jazz Research Journal. He can be found regularly performing in the NYC area.

Pieces to Be Performed

Title Composer Duration
20,000 Fugues Under The Sea Jon De Lucia 2