New Jazz Ensemble Releases: Blues, Ballads, and Beyond from Excelcia Music Publishing

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Lakeland, Florida (June 5, 2024) – Excelcia Music Publishing is proud to announce the release of its versatile new collection of Jazz Ensemble Music for 2024–2025. Whether directors are introducing their students to the Jazz idiom for the first time or seeking to expand and elevate their skills and knowledge, a full range of grade levels and a variety of styles are featured in the release. The new catalog includes a mix of straight-ahead swing, funk, rock, Latin, ballads, and holiday music, as well as cutting-edge charts that defy classic genres. Accompanying the music release are an assortment of free-to-use resources, such as professional recordings, ScoreVideos, and Composer Insights videos. Professional recordings of the new music are also streaming on all major platforms and the publisher’s website.

“I am continually amazed at the depth of creativity and versatility that the composers possess,” says Instrumental and Jazz Editor Blair Bielawski. “Our goal is always to offer new music that respects the tradition and integrity of Jazz while exploring a wide variety of styles and incorporating fresh sounds and techniques to engage, inspire, and challenge students. The composers in this year’s Excelcia Music Publishing Jazz Ensemble Music catalog are among the top writers, educators, and players in Jazz today. I am proud to work with them, and I truly believe that whether Jazz Directors have a beginning or seasoned ensemble, they will find music here that speaks to them, their students, and their audiences.”

Excelcia Music Publishing’s 2024-2025 Jazz Ensemble music release includes new pieces from beloved composers and arrangers Christopher Artau, Kris Berg, Peter Blair, Larry Clark, Michele Fernández, Steve Parsons, Jamie Roth, David Samuel, Peter Sciaino, Carl Strommen, Anthony Susi, and Steve Wiest. New to the Excelcia Music Publishing Jazz roster is composer Drew Zaremba, who brings a fresh dynamic to the catalog with his music.

Each score and its accompanying parts are meticulously edited and beautifully set for ease of reading. Scores and parts include unique features to increase accessibility and help facilitate efficient rehearsal. Published in Excelcia Music Publishing’s signature color-coded series, the Jazz Ensemble music follows a strict and consistent grading system: Odyssey (Grade 1), Exploration (Grade 1.5), Horizon (Grade 2 to 2.5), Voyage (Grade 3 to 3.5), and Zenith (Grade 4 and up).

Excelcia Music Publishing’s 2024-2025 Jazz Ensemble music is available from music retailers and the publisher.

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About Excelcia Music Publishing: As a composer-led publisher, Excelcia Music Publishing provides musical and educational communities with new, school performance music for concert band, string orchestra, jazz ensemble, and choir, as well as methods, solos, chamber music, and resources for music educators. Based in Lakeland, FL, Excelcia Music Publishing is known for publishing artistic, meticulously-edited, accessible music by composers who are sensitive to and passionate about the needs and educational aspirations of young musicians. Excelcia Music Publishing’s music is sold throughout the United States and internationally.

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