May '22 -Presented "Refuge"(JPBB big band chart) 
at ISJAC in Austin, Texas  
 Collaborative CD "So Far..."  

Updated 11/20/22

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2 Recent SEMAC grants awarded for JPBB 
activities:  

 

 John Paulson Big Band 10th Anniversary Events

1. October 14-15, '22 October 15 at Caledonia H.S.

(see Jazz Residency Press Release)*

2. February 4 & 5, '23 at the newly updated Winona Art Center  (see press release)**

3. March 2023 JPBB CD #3 Recording

*The Caledonia residency and the "So Far" project are made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund. 

**The Winona Art Center concerts are made possible through grants from the Southeastern Minnesota Arts Council in cooperation with a private foundation..

"So Far" CD Project**

 12 musician-composers from 8 different cities representing 4 states collaborated online and completed 

"So Far..."  the CD hard copies & downloads available!

Also, we produced and recorded two live streamed videos of my "What is Jazz?" presentation.  Youtube links:

Part 1 (edited)

Part 2:

more info here

The JP Big Band rocked Wellingtons in Winona, MN 12/5/21 we packed the place and raised $800 for the Winona Food Shelf   (photo by Anita Doering ) 
 
JPBB rehearsal at Caledonia HS  fall '22