Ed Puddick wins international arranging competition

On Saturday the 25th August, the Barga Jazz Orchestra performed Ed’s arrangement of Dizzy Gillespie’s “Con Alma” with US trumpet player Jeremy Pelt. This performance, part of the 2018 BargaJazz Festival, was the final round of the international composition and arranging contest and included six other arrangements of compositions by Dizzy Gillespie. At the end of the concert Ed’s chart was singled out as the best arrangement on the night and awarded first prize.

You can listen to the winning arrangement here : http://embeds.audioboom.com/posts/6984440-con-alma-ed-puddick/embed/v4?eid=AQAAAH_TgVv4kmoA

Or you can listen to all the shortlisted pieces here : http://www.barganews.com/2018/08/26/barga-jazz-festival-2018-2/

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