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399: Miles Brown on Alarm Will Sound, extended techniques, and versatility

399: Miles Brown on Alarm Will Sound, extended techniques, and versatility

It was great to chat with Miles Brown about what it's like playing with Alarm Will Sound, learning massively complicated music for this group, and how to be versatile in today's music world! Miles ran the after hours sessions for ISB 2017, and he just took a new position at the University of Delaware after overseeing the jazz department at Oakland University in Michigan. More about Miles ​Bassist, composer, performer and teacher Miles Brown comes from a musical family, and began playing the bass at an early age. He attended the Eastman School of Music for his undergraduate degree, earning a Bachelor of Music in Music Education and Jazz and Contemporary Media. In 2003, he received a Master of Music in String Bass Performance from Mannes College of Music, and he earned a Doctorate in Jazz Performance from Eastman in 2012. A versatile musician, Dr. Brown is the bassist for the new music ensemble Alarm Will Sound, and he has had his compositions performed at Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Cente

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