Sponsored by The Recording Industry’s Music Performance Trust Fund and Orange County Musicians Union Local 7, American Federation of Musicians
March 20, 2021 at 4pm PDT
Livestream access will begin at 3:45pm. The concert will start at 4pm.
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This livestream event is free. However, we ask that you RSVP so that we can make sure that you have the latest information on accessing the livestream.
This concert will feature original music and unique arrangements of the Great American Songbook.
Joey Sellers is a highly regarded composer, arranger, trombonist, and educator. He is a recipient of the Gil Evans Fellowship in Jazz Composition, the Sammy Nestico Award, and the Julius Hemphill Composition Award.
An accomplished composer in both jazz and classical idioms, Sellers has written for Doc Severinsen, the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, symphony orchestras in Tulsa, Long Beach, and San Antonio, and several works commissioned by the St. Louis Brass.
Sellers has played and recorded with internationally recognized jazz musicians, including Dave Liebman, Joe LaBarbara, Bruce Fowler, Lew Tabackin, Kim Richmond, Allen Vizzutti, Conrad Herwig, Bobby Shew, Tony Malaby, Mike Formanek, Clay Jenkins, Toshiko Akiyoshi's Jazz Orchestra, and the Kenny Wheeler Large Ensemble.
Sellers freelanced for years in New York City and Los Angeles and was assistant professor of jazz studies at Northern Illinois University. He currently heads the jazz program at Saddleback College and teaches improvisation, jazz ensembles, composition and jazz history.