Morgan Powell, born in West Texas in 1938, is a composer and jazz trombonist whose works are performed internationally. Powell’s primary compositional interests are in the areas of instrumental and vocal music; he explores the rich and complex components of improvisation and the spirit and elements of jazz, together with “New Music” compositional concepts, techniques and notation.
These collections by Morgan Powell were digitized, assembled, and compressed by John Tubbs. Chamber Music You can play and download the Chamber Music collection at the following links: Chamber Music Collection – Compressed (MP3 files)Chamber Music Collection – Uncompressed (WAV …
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There is a new (2017) set of recorded music compositions and improvisation from 1957 through 2014 by Morgan online titled Organic Roots. Music on these 5 CDs cannot be purchased as disks but can be heard at various online music sources …
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“…Through the processes of composing, performing, and hearing this music the bar is raised to a new level of what constitutes ‘creative’ music.” — Jim McNeely, jazz pianist/composer “…Powell’s music sits at the intersection of the experimental jazz tradition and …
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There is an element in Powell’s music, maybe it’s the jazz esthetic, that infuses a graceful linear clarity. As each piece is experienced, it seems to curve more often than it corners. The end result for this listener is that …
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Sounding Our Depths: The Music of Morgan Powell – by Ann Starr. Available for purchase on eBay or contact Morgan Powell.
Morgan Powell Music Manuscripts, 1958-2014 | The Sousa Archives and Center for American Music
Morgan Powell on the Creative Process: The Reality of Maborosi, Ann Starr, NewMusicBox, The Web Magazine from the American Music Center
Moving Away from the Center of Jazz: Thomas Wirtel, a.k.a. Thomas Shabda Noor, Ann Starr, NewMusicBox, The Web Magazine from the American Music Center
Interview with Morgan Powell – Snake Babies: A Conversation, by Ann Starr, Perfect Sound Forever online music magazine