I am pleased to announce that Steve Sample has joined our forum. (What an appropriate last name!)
Steve is a retired professor of music. He was a member of the University of Alabama music faculty for 35 years. He taught theory and composition and arranged music for the marching band from 1955-1973. He started the Jazz Ensemble in 1967/68. Steve established a program offering Bachelor and Masters degrees in arranging. He uses FINALE on his Mac computer. He lives in Bellingham, Washington.
Steve is an incredible big-band jazz composer and arranger. You are going to love his work, I am sure. His expertise will be invaluable to everyone and we are fortunate to have him as a member of our group.