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 BRUCE DUDLEY

pianist, composer, educator

Steinway Concert Artist 

Associate Professor of Music, Belmont University

http://www.belmont.edu/music/faculty/faculty_listing_a-g/dudley_bruce.html

Adjunct Instructor of Jazz Piano at Vanderbilt University

https://blair.vanderbilt.edu/departments/jazz.php

 

Bruce Dudley is a Steinway Concert

Artist 

http://www.steinway.co.jp/steinway.com-americas/artists/bruce-dudley


RECENT ARTICLE of MINE in

DOWNBEAT (page 86-87):

http://www.downbeat.com/digitaledition/2018/DB1809/_art/DB1809.pdf

The following transcription did not make it in the Downbeat article so I provide it here.

Transcription of George Shearing playing "Happy Days Are Here Again" (first 8 mm.):

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To Purchase Recordings by

Bruce Dudley:

Mostly Monk: https://store.cdbaby.com/cd/brucedudley2

Semblance: https://store.cdbaby.com/cd/brucedudley

The Solo Sessions: https://store.cdbaby.com/cd/brucedudley1

 

 

Transcriptions of jazz piano master 

 Phineas Newborn Jr.  

transcribed by Dr. Bruce Dudley available at:

   www.phineasnewbornjr.org

 

 

VIDEOS

"C Jam Blues" with Rahsaan Barber (duo):

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zxD-wJzC1Js

 

"Free" with Bruce Dudley Double Quartet:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ILS1FUVMxE

 

"Single Petal of a Rose" solo piano:

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OnzWtzfsMxY


"Black and Tan Fantasy" with Barber Brothers:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6I_MjMXhTpY

 

"Isfahan" with Bruce Dudley Septet (strings): 

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VbkXeXvEEqA

 

 

Doctoral Dissertation:  

"Cultural Osmosis as Portrayed in Duke Ellington's Far East Suite"  

https://scholar.colorado.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1000&context=thom_gradetds


 

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