(09:30, Thursday 12 July, St Leonards Auditorium)
Miles Osland — Alto Saxophone; Raleigh Dailey — Piano
Miles Osland has distinguished himself as an educator, recording and performing artist, author, arranger and composer. Currently the Director of Jazz Studies and Professor of Saxophone at the University of Kentucky, he has appeared throughout North and South America, Europe and Asia as a guest conductor and performing artist for Selmer saxophones, Rico reeds and Avanti flutes. His compositions and arrangements have been recognized and supported by fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Kentucky Arts Council. Sea Breeze Jazz Records has submitted ten of his recordings for Grammy nominations. Six books authored by Mr. Osland are available through Dorn and Warner Brothers Publications and his scholarly work (which includes over 75 published articles and reviews on saxophone technique and jazz improvisation) can be found in a variety of publications including Downbeat, Jazz Educators Journal, Jazz Player Magazine, Saxophone Journal, Selmer Woodwind Notes and Windplayer Magazine.