Variants for Alto Saxophone, Violin and piano * [saxophone alto, violon et piano / alto saxophone,violin and piano] Duo for Alto Saxophone and Violin * [saxophone alto et violon / alto saxophone and violin]
Variants for Alto Saxophone, Violin and piano *
[saxophone alto, violon et piano / alto saxophone,violin and piano]
Duo for Alto Saxophone and Violin *
[saxophone alto et violon / alto saxophone and violin]
Geoffrey Day, violon / violin
Jun Okada, piano
* Création / World premiere
|Jonathan Noffsinger is Professor of Saxophone and Jazz Studies at the University of Alabama School of Music in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. He previously held positions at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois and Albion College in Albion, Michigan.
Mr. Noffsinger received his BME from Murray State University, won a gold medal at the National Conservatory of Music in Bordeaux, France, earned the MM degree from Louisiana State University and the DMA from Michigan State University. His teachers have included Gerald Welker, Jean-Marie Londeix, Griffin Campbell and James Forger.
At the University of Alabama, Mr. Noffsinger teaches applied saxophone, jazz improvisation, jazz theory, coaches chamber music ensembles, directs the Alabama Jazz Band and maintains an active and diverse performing career in the jazz, commercial and classical idioms.
Mr. Noffsinger appears regularly throughout the United States, Europe, and Japan as a soloist and clinician. Furthermore, he has played with numerous professional musical theater productions and with performing artists Crystal Gayle, Frankie Avalon, Martha Reeves and the Vandellas, Red Skelton, Bob Hope and the Temptations.
Additionally, as a member of the Saxophone Quartet MSUGSQ he has recorded a compact disc with Sunrise Studios of Japan which has been released under the ensemble's name (SRCD-153). And, as one of the Tuscaloosa Horns Jonathan Noffsinger's name has been included on the list of Music Achievers in the Alabama Music Hall of Fame.