OA2 Artist

Wil Swindler



Under Swindler's interpretive hand as an arranger and a bandleader . . . tunes transformed into brooding epics, and light melodies gained more weight . . .
- Adam Goldstein, WESTWORD

Wil Swindler, saxophonist, composer and winner of the 2008 Gil Evans Fellowship, is based near Denver, CO. You can hear him both as a composer and performer with numerous groups including his Elevenet, 9th+Lincoln, the Colorado Jazz Orchestra, Manny Lopez's Latin Jazz Project, Red Sylvester, the Legacy Jazz Orchestra, Onda, and vocalist Barron Steffen. Wil has received commissions from The USAF Falconaires, Denver University, Colorado State University, and has composed original music for Steve Wilson and Steve Weist among others. As a performer, he has played with Toshiko Akiyoshi, John Fedchock, Steve Wilson, Bill Warfield, Greg Gisbert, and many others.

In the Fall of 2009, Mr. Swindler joined the music faculty at Colorado State University as Associate Director of Jazz Studies where he teaches jazz theory, jazz composition/arranging, improvisation and directs Jazz Ensemble II. Wil has served as an Adjunct Saxophone Teacher at Denver University, composition teacher for the Colorado Conservatory of the Jazz Arts, faculty at the Yellowstone Jazz Camp as well as the University of Northern Colorado Jazz Camp, and maintains an active private studio of saxophone and composition students. Mr. Swindler holds a B.M. from the University of North Texas in Jazz Studies graduating Magna Cum Laude.


RECORDINGS FEATURING Wil Swindler


Colorado Jazz Repertory Orchestra
OA2 Records 22141

Ben Markley Big Band
OA2 Records 22139

Steve Owen
OA2 Records 22100

Wil Swindler
OA2 Records 22075

Dan Gailey Jazz Orchestra
OA2 Records 22071





ARTIST WEBSITE:

For more information about Wil Swindler, please visit: http://www.wilswindler.com.

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