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Genres  Jazz
Role  Composer
Name  Alan Baylock
Website  alanbaylock.com
Instruments  Trumpet

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Born  September 15, 1967 (age 48) Ebensburg, Pennsylvania (1967-09-15)
Occupation(s)  Composer, Arranger, Educator, Bandleader
Associated acts  Alan Baylock Jazz Orchestra, Airmen of Note, One O' Clock Lab Band
Similar People  The Airmen of Note, One O'Clock Lab Band, Doc Severinsen, Jay Saunders, Steve Wiest

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Alan Baylock is an American composer, arranger, educator, bandleader, clinician, instrumentalist, and the leader of the Alan Baylock Jazz Orchestra. He is also the Jazz Composer-in-Residence at Shenandoah Conservatory in Winchester, Virginia and the Chief Arranger for The Airmen of Note jazz ensemble in Washington, D.C. .

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Biography

Alan Baylock graduated from Bishop Carroll High School in Ebensburg, PA in 1985. He received a bachelor's degree in 1990 from Shenandoah Conservatory at Shenandoah University, to which he later returned as an educator and Jazz Composer-in-Residence. He received his Master's in Jazz Studies from the University of North Texas in 1995, where his arrangements were featured on numerous recordings by the University of North Texas One O' Clock Lab Band.

He is currently the Chief Arranger for the Airmen of Note jazz ensemble, the premier jazz band of the United States Air Force. He is also the bandleader of the Alan Baylock Jazz Orchestra, a professional jazz ensemble based in Washington, D.C. . Since 2012, Baylock has also been the Jazz Composer-in-Residence at Shenandoah University, where he also teaches jazz arranging and jazz pedagogy and co-directs the conservatory jazz ensemble.

In April 2015, Baylock was announced as the new Director of the One O’Clock Lab Band at the University of North Texas. He began full-time in the Fall of 2016.

Music

Baylock’s music has been performed and/or recorded by jazz greats Freddie Hubbard, Michael Brecker, Maynard Ferguson, Doc Severinsen, Joe Lovano, Paquito D’Rivera, Phil Woods, Arturo Sandoval, David Liebman, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Kenny Werner, Joshua Redman, Nicholas Payton, Nnenna Freelon, Tierney Sutton, Kurt Elling and many more. His eclectic talents have also led him to writing music for Roy Clark, Lee Greenwood, Wynonna, Al Jarreau, Chaka Khan, Patti LaBelle, Spyro Gyra, Ronan Tynan, and symphony orchestras in the United States and abroad.

In addition to having his music recorded by others, Baylock has produced two critically acclaimed albums with his own group, the Alan Baylock Jazz Orchestra, with a third in production as of the summer of 2014.

Alan Baylock's music is published by Alfred Music Publications and Projazzcharts.com.

Compositions

  • Chiaroscuro (ProJazzCharts.com)
  • Em Uma Semana (ProJazzCharts.com)
  • Hickory & Twine (Alfred Music)
  • Hullabaloo (Alfred Music)
  • Late w/ Kate (ProJazzCharts.com)
  • A Lift of the Foot (ProJazzCharts.com)
  • Livin' Larger Than Life (Alfred Music)
  • Quotient (ProJazzCharts.com)
  • Sea Changes (Alfred Music)
  • Spin Cycle (Alfred Music)
  • Two Seconds to Midnight (Alfred Music)
  • Blues for Stew’s Shoes (ProJazzCharts.com)
  • El Abrazo (ProJazzCharts.com)
  • The Phrygian Five (ProJazzCharts.com)
  • Torque (ProJazzCharts.com)
  • Arrangements

  • The Beat Goes On (Alfred Music)
  • Big Swing Face (Alfred Music)
  • Bridge Over Troubled Waters (Alfred Music)
  • Buds (Alfred Music)
  • Caravan (Alfred Music)
  • Chameleon (Alfred Music)
  • Give It One (Alfred Music)
  • Go Tell It On the Mountain (Alfred Music)
  • Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas (Alfred Music)
  • Isfahan (Alfred Music)
  • Jive Samba (Alfred Music)
  • Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! (Alfred Music)
  • Love For Sale (Alfred Music)
  • Midnight Voyage (Alfred Music)
  • Moment's Notice (Alfred Music)
  • One Mint Julep (Alfred Music)
  • Our Country's Flag (Alfred Music)
  • Over the Rainbow (Alfred Music)
  • Round Midnight (UNC Jazz Press)
  • Shanghigh (Alfred Music)
  • Song for Bilbao (Alfred Music)
  • Struttin' With Some Barbecue (Alfred Music)
  • Take the "A" Train (Alfred Music)
  • We Three Kings (Alfred Music)
  • When I Fall in Love (Alfred Music)
  • Winter Wonderland (UNC Jazz Press)
  • As Composer

  • 1992 - University of North Texas One O' Clock Lab Band - Lab '92 (LA9201-NS)
  • 1993 - University of North Texas One O' Clock Lab Band- Live in Portugal (LA9302-NS)
  • 1993 - University of North Texas One O' Clock Lab Band - Lab '93 (LA9301-NS)
  • 1994 - University of North Texas One O' Clock Lab Band - Lab '94 (LA9401-NS)
  • 1995 - University of North Texas One O' Clock Lab Band - Lab '95 (LA9501-NS)
  • 1996 - Maynard Ferguson & Big Bop Nouveau - One More Trip to Birdland (Concord CCD-4729)
  • 2004 – University of Kentucky – Self-Contained (Sea Breeze SBV-4559)
  • 2005 - Shenandoah University Jazz Ensemble - SU Jazz 2005
  • 2006 - Maynard Ferguson - MF Horn VI: Live at Ronnie's
  • 2006 – Army Jazz Knights – Commissions 2006 (JKJC 07)
  • 2006 – Shenandoah Conservatory Jazz Ensemble – Through the Years (SU0006)
  • 2006 – West Chester University of Pennsylvania – Writer’s Cramp
  • 2007 – University of North Texas One O’ Clock Lab Band – Live at Blues Alley (LI0702-NS)
  • 2007 - Howard University Jazz Ensemble - HUJE 2006
  • 2008 – Airmen of Note – Airmen of Note Live! (BOL-08)
  • 2008 - Lovesome Thing - Adoraba
  • 2008 - Indiana University of Pennsylvania - Back at It
  • 2008 – DiMartino/Osland Jazz Orchestra – Quotient (Seabreeze SBJ-2149)
  • 2008 - University of North Texas - Live at Blues Alley
  • 2011 - Mt. Hood Jazz Band - Ganbei
  • 2012 – Airmen of Note – Compositions (BOL-1202)
  • As Arranger

  • 1994 - University of North Texas One O' Clock Lab Band - One O' Clock Standard Time (LA9402-NS)
  • 1998 – Airmen of Note – Christmas Time is Here – (BOL-99)
  • 1999 – Airmen of Note – 50th Anniversary (BOL-9907)
  • 2000 - Capitol Quartet - Anything Goes (Summit DCD 280)
  • 2001 - Cathy Jean - Marshall Road Apocalypse (CJ9900)
  • 2002 - University of Miami Concert Jazz Band - Jazzmiami (Summit DCD 292)
  • 2002 - San Diego State University Jazz Ensemble - Where's My Hasenpfeffer? (Sea Breeze Vista SBV 4553)
  • 2002 - Indianapolis Jazz Orchestra - The Test of Time
  • 2003 - Pete BarenBregge-Frank Russo Group - Point of Grace (Summit DCD 358)
  • 2004 - David Liebman - Beyond the Line (OmniTone 12204)
  • 2004 - Howard University - HUJE 2003
  • 2004 - University of Kentucky Jazz Ensemble - Self-Contained
  • 2004 - MHCC Jazz Band - I'm New Here
  • 2005 – OmniTone Sampler – Odyssey 2005
  • 2005 - University of North Texas One O' Clock Lab Band - Lab 2005
  • 2006 - Howard University Jazz Ensemble - HUJE 2005
  • 2006 - University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Jazz Ensemble I - Jazz in Clear Water: Lockbox (Seabreeze SBV-4569)
  • 2006 - Ronan Tynan - Dawning of the Day (Decca B0007339-02)
  • 2007 - Pattie Cossentino - Invitation
  • 2007 - Mt. Hood Jazz Band - I'm Still Here
  • 2009 - Texas Christian University Jazz Ensemble - Just Friends
  • 2009 - Mt. Hood Jazz Band - Second Time Around
  • 2010 – Airmen of Note – 60th Anniversary (BOL 1002)
  • 2010 – Shenandoah Conservatory Jazz Ensemble – Lullaby of the Leaves (SU0010)
  • 2011 – Crossroads Big Band – Christmastime is Here
  • 2011 – Crescent Super Band – What It Is (Big Swing Face)
  • 2012 – Texas Christian University – Midnight Voyage
  • 2012 – University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire – Funk in Deep Freeze
  • 2013 – Jim Widner – And the Beat Goes On (Chase Music Group CMD8080)
  • 2013 - Ira B. Liss Big Band Machine - It's About Time
  • As Producer/Assistant Producer

  • 2004 - Ben Patterson Sextet - The Prowl (Bonecat 102601)
  • 2004 – Airmen of Note – Tiempo Latino (BOL-0401)
  • 2005 – Airmen of Note – A Holiday Note From Home (BOL-0502)
  • 2005 - Christina Crerar - Little Jazz Bird
  • 2006 – Airmen of Note – Out in Front (BOL-0604)
  • As Leader

  • 2003 - Alan Baylock Jazz Orchestra - Two Seconds to Midnight (Seabreeze SB-2127)
  • 2008 - Alan Baylock Jazz Orchestra - Eastern Standard Time
  • 2014 - Alan Baylock Jazz Orchestra - Prime Time (With Special Guest Doc Severinsen)
  • As Author of Liner Notes

  • 2008 - University of North Texas - Lab 2008 (LA0801-NS)
  • 2012 – University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire – Funk in Deep Freeze
  • References

    Alan Baylock Wikipedia


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