Academy professor Nikki Iles leads the Academy Big Band in this socially distanced live recording from November 2020. This concert celebrating women in jazz features her own acclaimed large ensemble music alongside other pieces by leading jazz composers and arrangers from around the world.
Nikki Iles (b 1963)
Maria Schneider (b 1960)
Carla Bley (b 1936)
Dance You Monster to My Soft Song
Christine Jensen (b 1970)
Mary Lou Williams (1910-1981)
Choro Dançado and Dance You Monster to My Soft Song are used by permission of Maria Schneider.
Scorpio by Mary Lou Williams is published by Modem Works Music Publishing administered by Bucks Music Group Limited. Used by permission.