CHUCK OWEN

Progressive Big Band / Third Stream / Big Band • United States
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Chuck Owen is Distinguished University Professor of Jazz Studies at the University of South Florida where he also serves as the founding Director of the USF Center for Jazz Composition. A committed, passionate, and nationally respected educator for over 30 years; he is recognized these days, however, just as readily for his unique compositional voice and creative, colorful approach to arranging/orchestration. While steeped thoroughly in the jazz tradition; Owen does not hesitate to draw from a diverse array of additional influences – ranging from contemporary classical and American folk/blues to Latin styles, funk/hip-hop, and even country (and western!). The result is an evocative, thoughtful, and very frequently playful/joyous body of work.

Owen’s most recent work River Runs, A Concerto for Jazz Guitar, Saxophone, & Orchestra is a 5-movement, hour-long, genre-bending composition that draws its inspiration from various American Rivers , . . . . and specifically, Owen’s float
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CHUCK OWEN Chuck Owen & The Jazz Surge album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Chuck Owen & The Jazz Surge
Big Band 1995
CHUCK OWEN Madcap album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Madcap
Progressive Big Band 2000
CHUCK OWEN Here We Are album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Here We Are
Progressive Big Band 2004
CHUCK OWEN The Comet's Tail album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Comet's Tail
Progressive Big Band 2009
CHUCK OWEN River Runs album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
River Runs
Third Stream 2012
CHUCK OWEN Whispers On The Wind album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Whispers On The Wind
Progressive Big Band 2017

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