Many might not know it, but Wycliffe Gordon is a prolific composer of ALL types of music. His compositions are performed worldwide by artists and ensembles on a regular basis. He is often commissioned to write music for various occasions and celebrations marking historical and meaningful events. This year he was commissioned to write a piece commemorating the 70th anniversary of Sri Lanka, he wrote a piece for the Savannah Children’s Choir that was premiered in Paris, France June 2018, he is premiering a piece for the Gaillard Center’s “Prints In Clay” special project event which features mezzo soprano J’Nai Bridges and choir, and his music was performed for the opening of the Underground RR Museum in Niagara Falls in May 2018. His big band charts are performed by high school, college and professional jazz bands throughout the US and Europe and his arrangements are sought after by jazz artists for performances as well as recordings.
Check out Wycliffe’s latest compositions and arrangements and see why he is in hot demand right now!