Thursday, February 6, 2014

Paulson to perform as part of MMEA conference

American Composers Forum member and professor emeritus Dr. John Paulson (tenor sax) will perform one of his original compositions “Song for D” with the Winona State University Jazz Ensemble Feb. 14, at 3:30 p.m. at the Minneapolis Convention Center as part of the Minnesota Music Educators Conference. “Song for D” is a beautiful ballad featuring the tenor sax with full jazz ensemble composed by Dr. Paulson.

Dr. Paulson will perform the piece with Winona State University’s 18-piece jazz ensemble directed by Dr. Rich MacDonald. “Song For D” is one of the 10 original compositions on the recently released “John Paulson Big Band Project” CD and DVD. The recording is available on iTunes, CDbaby and various other digital sites.