ASCAP Young Jazz Composer Award

I’m excited to announce that I won the honorable mention for 2021 ASCAP Young Jazz Composer Award for my composition “Iterations I”, which will be featured on Ocelot’s upcoming record! An interesting note is that while most of the other recipients submitted large ensemble and/or more through-composed pieces, my piece gave a lot of space for the improvisers to develop their ideas, so I’m glad the the collective improvisation felt