Bill Simenson Continues Composing Big Band Music While Waiting to Resume Performing
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Bill Simenson Continues Composing Big Band Music While Waiting to Resume Performing


The Bill Simenson orchestra has played monthly at jazz Central Studios in Minneapolis for close to a decade. But Covid-19 has stopped live shows. And, the combination of the virus and political unrest has affected the creative process. In a conversation with Phil Nusbaum, Bill Simenson first addressed his composing in this era.