Tag Archives: Max Jaffa

Something old, something new, something borrowed and something based on the blues.

The old is the brass and flute sextet music, the new is the saxophone and wind quintet composition plus the pop-up percussion ensemble idea… Continue reading

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50 years of jazz/light music

Reading the posts on Facebook from Peter Ind regarding the origins of the jazz or ‘light music’ course at Leeds College of Music fifty years ago brought back some memories of Scarborough in 1981 which was my second summer season … Continue reading

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Do you play the cello? Know someone that does? Please pass this on.

  Some readers will know that a cello solo composition I submitted for a competition was performed in Los Angeles a few weeks ago. This was not my first work for cello, I began to appreciate the qualities of sound … Continue reading

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