Jazz Studies Director Performs at Mount Allison University in Canada


Contributed by Kim Dunnick

Saxophonist/composer/arranger Mike Titlebaum, who currently serves as Director of Jazz Studies at the Ithaca College School of Music, recently completed a guest artist residency at Mount Allison University in Sackville, New Brunswick (Canada).

During his residency, Titlebaum rehearsed, performed and recorded for a CD with the Mount Allison Jazz Ensemble.  Among many other pieces performed and recorded were two of his original compositions, “Free” and “Ornetti.”

The Mount Allison Jazz Ensemble plans to release the CD this summer.