Dean Sorenson’s jazz legacy
Student jazz musicians have likely come across the name Dean Sorenson. His jazz curriculum books have been published by Kjos music and played in schools across the globe. Dean has composed and arranged music for many ensembles, including the Glenn Miller Orchestra, the U.S. Air Force Band and the Minnesota Orchestra. He is currently the Director of Jazz Studies at the University of Minnesota. KFAI producer Charlie McCarron talks with Dean about how he makes music fun and playable for younger jazz musicians.
Dean Sorenson’s educational jazz series can be found at DeanSorensonMusic.com. To hear Charlie’s full inverview, visit ComposerQuest.com.