Grants & Publishing


John Paulson Big Band artist residency February 16 & 19,  2018 
Concert w/ the JP Big Band +

Rushford High School Jazz Ensemble 
Rushford- Peterson High School 
Rushford, MN 

Southeastern Minnesota Arts Council 
Artist's Residency grant

“Five Years On” JP Big Band  CD recording & concert  January 2018 
Winona State University  Winona, MN  
 Southeastern MN Arts Council/McKnight Foundation Individual Artist Grant

John Paulson Big Band

artist residency March 2016
Concert w/ the JP Big Band +

Red Wing MN High School Jazz Ensemble   at The Sheldon Theatre  Red Wing, MN 
Southeastern Minnesota Arts Council

Artist's Residency grant

John Paulson Jazz Sextet Residency-

clinic & concert January 2013
Century High School Rochester, MN 
Southeastern Minnesota Arts Council

Artist's Residency grant

“John Paulson Big Band Project” CD

 recording & concert 
Winona Art Center Southeastern MN Arts Council/McKnight Foundation 

Individual Artist Grant  June 2011 

St. Mary's U. Grants from The S.E. MN Council

for the Arts, Bush Foundation 
in support of Jazz Festivals & various guest artists  1980-2005

Arts Grant Panel Member: Minnesota State Arts Board 1982-1983; Blandin Foundation 1991

Masterclass Articles w/CD's

"John Paulson eGroup" Masterclass article & play-along CD w/ Way Out, Saxophone Journal Vol. 31 Number 2 Nov/Dec 2006

"Bepop Basics" Masterclass article & CD Saxophone Journal Nov/Dec 2002 

"Sax Solos w/ Midi Accomp." 
Saxophone Journal Masterclass CD/article July/Aug 2000

" John Paulson Group" article and Play-along CD with 10 original compositions Jazz Player Magazine Vol. 6 Number 1 Feb./March 1999

"Minor Blues Workout" Play-along CD and 
The Saxophone Journal Vol. 22 Number 2 Sept./Oct. 1997 

Additional Publications

SEAMUS Conference 2008 Salt Lake City, Utah
"Interview Highlights w/ Vladimir Ussachevsky"

The Instrumentalist June 1987, "Electronic Pioneers: Update On the Composers at The Columbia-Princeton Electronic Music Center"

Five research papers on jazz published by the International Association of Jazz Educators

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