I am primarily a jazz composer. A wide range of influences are found in my music including tango, blues, samba, fusion, ragtime, contemporary classical, American roots music, and other kinds of music that interest me.
Listed in International Who's Who in Music.
Independent artist. A selection of my music is licensed for use in TV, film, theater, etc through PARMA Licensing.
As you listen to my music, if there are pieces that you especially like please let me know and I will send copies of the music. I am looking for more musicians and ensembles to discover and perform this music.
The following musicians are on my recordings:
Amy Leonard, violin
Jason Shapiro, saxophones
Jeff Knoettner, keyboards
E. Shawn Qaissaunee, guitar
Peter McCarthy or Brian Howell, bass
Skip Rohrich, drums
NEW TANGO NO. 5 and DONUT MUSIC
Keith Calmes, guitar
BUZZARDS IN LOVE (for wind ensemble)
The MP3 file was generated by Silibelius software and is a rough approximation of how the piece sounds with a real band.
More of my music can be heard at: http://www.reverbnation.com/rogeraldridge