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INTRODUCING…   Michael Colgrass

Michael Colgrass

BIOGRAPHY—Michael Colgrass

Michael Colgrass graduated from the University of Illinois in 1954 in percussion performance, and studied composition with Darius Milhaud, Lukas Foss and Ben Weber. He freelanced in New York City with the New York Philharmonic, Dizzy Gillespie, West Side Story on Broadway and the Stravinsky Conducts Stravinsky series at Columbia Records, among many others.
Commissions include the New York Philharmonic, the ...

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