Big Band

Nick Grondin Conducting

Nick Grondin Releases SongTeller featuring Award-Winning Big Band Works

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Nick Grondin received his MM in Jazz Composition from the New England Conservatory. His works for jazz orchestra have received awards such as 2008, 2009 and 2011 ASCAP Young Jazz Composer Awards, 2008 Down Beat Magazine Student Music Award for Jazz Arrangement and 2007 Down Beat Magazine Student Music Award for Best Extended Jazz Composition.

They have been performed by the Crazy Big Band in Paris, France, the Jazz Composers’ Workshop Orchestra in Boston, MA, and Mac Jazz Big Band in St. Paul, MN. He leads and conducts the Nick Grondin Jazz Orchestra, his own big band will soon release their first CD of original jazz works. Click here for more information and audio previews!

Why does he compose? Read Nick’s Artist Statement.

Big Band Compositions
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Les Touches de piano

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Magic & Mystery