COMPOSER

Alan's love for contemporary jazz band music began in high school, developed in college, and blossomed as a young man playing gigs as a bass trombonist with various groups in New York City. He has always adored the innovative arrangements of Thad Jones and the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra, among many others. Since the 1990s, Alan has composed and arranged numerous jazz band scores suitable for both college and professional groups.

Parkway South - rock shuffle

 

You Are What You Is - jazz funk

 

Groundwire - rock shuffle

 

Full Count - jazz funk

Soon, Next Year - salsa

 

Syracuse - jazz ballad

 

Jive at Three-Oh-Five - jazz funk

 

Stick Around - swing jazz

 

Strollin' On the Boardwalk (in Atlantic City) - swing jazz with vocal