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Peter McEachern


In addition to being a member of the University of Connecticut Jazz Faculty, Peter McEachern has toured and recorded three CDs for Polygram with Blues legend Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown; has worked and recorded with minimalist composer Lamonte Young, and is featured on several important CDs: Insomnia with the Thomas Chapin Trio on Knitting Factory Works and Song for Septet with the Mario Pavone Septet on the New World Countercurrents label. Song for Septet was chosen one of the "Top Ten Jazz CDs of 1995" by The New York Times. Mr. McEachern also recorded a Mass for Mass Trombones (77 trombones) by composer Wendy Chambers.

The Peter McEachern Quintet was chosen to perform at the 1995 Discover Jazz Festival by The New England Foundation for the Arts, and was chosen to receive a fellowship for music composition by the Connecticut Commission on the Arts 2001. Mr. McEachern's current projects include the Litchfield Jazz Festival summer music camp, freelance gigs, and composing a piece based on the life of abolitionist John Brown.








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