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Jessie Cox

 
Bio:
Jessie Cox is, a composer, drummer, educator and scholar, currently in pursuit of his Doctorate Degree at Columbia University. He has written over 100 works for various musical ensembles including electroacoustic works, solo works, chamber- and orchestral works, works for jazz ensembles and choirs; ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Jessie Cox is, a composer, drummer, educator and scholar, currently in pursuit of his Doctorate Degree at Columbia University. He has written over 100 works for various musical ensembles including electroacoustic works, solo works, chamber- and orchestral works, works for jazz ensembles and choirs; ... (read complete bio)

 

Jessie Cox Biography

Jessie Cox is, a composer, drummer, educator and scholar, currently in pursuit of his Doctorate Degree at Columbia University. He has written over 100 works for various musical ensembles including electroacoustic works, solo works, chamber- and orchestral works, works for jazz ensembles and choirs; including commissions from performers/ensembles/institutions such as LA Phil, JACK Quartet, Steve Schick, Claire Chase, String Noise, ICE, Rebekah Heller, Vasko Dukovski, Either/Or, Cory Smythe, Clara Warnaar, Ryan Muncy, Katinka Kleijn, Promenade Sauvage, Janet Underhill, TILT Brass, Greg Saunier of Deerhoof, etc.



As a performer he has played in Europe, Africa, the Caribbean and the USA; with musicians from all over the world including Roman Filiu, Claire Day, Ras Moshe, Lisanne Tremblay, James Ilgenfritz, Julian Shore, Mark Wade, Maher Beauroy, Eric Wubbels, Miyama McQueens-Tokita, Marc Hannaford, Brian Krock, Weston Olencki, Lester St Louis, Sam Yulsman, Barbara LaFitte, Lucy Clifford, Tomas Sauter, Cehryl, etc.



He has been studying composition with Georg Friedrich Haas, Richard Carrick, Annie Gosfield, Seth Cluett, Derek Hurst, Marti Epstein, Alfred Schweizer and Drums with Neal Smith, Tony ‚ÄúThunder‚ÄĚ Smith. Jessie has participated at the Accra Jazz Festival, the Martinique Jazz Festival, Langnau Jazz Festival, Rhythm and Thought Festival, La Phil‚Äôs Noon to Midnight Festival (Walt Disney Hall), New World Symphony‚Äôs Inside the Music (New World Center), NUNC3 at Northwestern University, New Music Gathering, Opera Omaha‚Äôs One Festival, Bang on a Can Music Series, Roulette Interpretation Series, OpenICE Library Festival at Lincoln Center, Composers Now Festival, Frequency Series at Constellation (Chicago), Mis-En-Place Bushwick Curator Series, String Noise Sounds Series in NYC (Co-Curator), Polyfold, and won the Leroy Souther‚Äôs Award (2015), Bill Maloof Award (2017). He has been aired on NPR, WBGO, Martinique 1, Visasat 1, SRF, TSF Jazz, Fip Radio, France √Ē.

Jessie Cox graduated from the Berklee College of Music on scholarship in 2017, with a degree in composition.





Jessie Cox News

Miller Theatre Presents A Composer Portrait Of √ėYVIND TORVUND, March 2 Photo Miller Theatre Presents A Composer Portrait Of √ėYVIND TORVUND, March 2
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 25, 2023

Miller Theatre at Columbia University School of the Arts continues its 2022-23¬†Composer Portraits series with¬†√ėyvind Torvund.

Heidi Duckler Dance Presents 37th Annual Celebration THE BODY OF THE PEOPLE Photo Heidi Duckler Dance Presents 37th Annual Celebration THE BODY OF THE PEOPLE
by Stephi Wild - Sep 26, 2022

Los Angeles-based dance company Heidi Duckler Dance (HDD) has announced its 37th Annual Celebration, The Body of the People, on Saturday, October 22, 2022 at 5pm at Founder's Church of Religious Science designed by the distinguished Los Angeles architect Paul R. Williams. 

TAK Ensemble Announces Fall 2022 Season Highlights, Marking 10th Anniversary  Photo TAK Ensemble Announces Fall 2022 Season Highlights, Marking 10th Anniversary 
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 7, 2022

TAK celebrates its 10th anniversary in the 2022-2023 season. Marking a decade of cultivating creative programming at the highest level, TAK's season features the world premiere of a New York Philharmonic co-commission by Tyshawn Sorey for the Kravis Nightcap series; premiere live performances of Ashkan Behzadi's Love, Crystal, and Stone and Taylor Brook's Star Maker Fragments from recent TAK albums; and commissions from Michelle Lou and DM R with Joy Guidry to be premiered at TAK's 10th anniversary celebration in May 2023.

TAK Ensemble Announces Fall 2022 Season Featuring a Tyshawn Sorey World Premiere & Mo Photo TAK Ensemble Announces Fall 2022 Season Featuring a Tyshawn Sorey World Premiere & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 7, 2022

TAK will be celebrating its 10th anniversary in the 2022-2023 season. Marking a decade of cultivating creative programming at the highest level, TAK's season features the world premiere of a New York Philharmonic co-commission by Tyshawn Sorey for the Kravis Nightcap series, and more.

Sun Ra Arkestra and Jessie Cox Premiere 'As A Song of A World' Photo Sun Ra Arkestra and Jessie Cox Premiere 'As A Song of A World'
by Grace Cutler - Aug 21, 2022

On November 5th Jessie Cox and the Sun Ra Arkestra present a new work, commissioned by the Paul Fromm Foundation at Harvard University

International Contemporary Ensemble Announces 2022-23 Season Photo International Contemporary Ensemble Announces 2022-23 Season
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 9, 2022

International Contemporary Ensemble celebrates its 20th anniversary season in 2022-2023 with world premiere performances, POLYASPORA: 20th Anniversary Gala, and many other events.

International Contemporary Ensemble to Perform at TIME:SPANS Festival in August Photo International Contemporary Ensemble to Perform at TIME:SPANS Festival in August
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 27, 2022

 International Contemporary Ensemble will showcase the works of composer and newly named ICEensemble Artistic Director George Lewis at the 2022 TIME:SPANS Festival at Mary Flagler Cary Hall at the DiMenna Center for Classical Music on Saturday, August 20, 2022 at 7:30pm.

LOOK + LISTEN Concert Series Celebrates 20th Anniversary with Three Bold Shows, May 3 Photo LOOK + LISTEN Concert Series Celebrates 20th Anniversary with Three Bold Shows, May 3, 5 + 6
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 31, 2022

Look + Listen's free annual spring festival marks its 20th anniversary with a trio of boldly imaginative programs in venues around NYC, May 3, 5 + 6.

The McKittrick Hotel to Present New York Premiere of Heartbeat Opera's QUANDO Photo The McKittrick Hotel to Present New York Premiere of Heartbeat Opera's QUANDO
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 9, 2022

The McKittrick Hotel (530 West 27th Street, NYC), home of Sleep No More, announced today that the New York premiere of Heartbeat Opera’s QUANDO, a short film and live performance mashup, will play a strictly limited engagement starting on April 7. Just five performances will be offered in The Club Car through April 9.

Spoleto Announces 2022 Season Lineup Photo Spoleto Announces 2022 Season Lineup
by Stephi Wild - Feb 11, 2022

Spoleto Festival USA General Director Mena Mark Hanna announced today the programming for a robust 46th season of America’s premier performing arts festival, May 27 to June 12, 2022, in Charleston, South Carolina.