Morgan Powell is a composer and jazz trombonist whose works are performed throughout the U.S.A., Europe and Japan. Powell's primary compositional interests are in the areas of instrumental and vocal music, and explore the rich and complex components of improvisation and the spirit and elements of jazz. together with "New Music" compositional techniques and notation. Among the awards Powell has received are three National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships, a Fromm Scholarship, two appointments as Associate to the Center for Advanced Study at the University of Illinois and an American Music Center Grant. Powell's compositions are published by Media Press, Margun Music, Lingua Press, Smith Publications, Brass Music Limited, Brixton Publications and are recorded on Crystal Records, Einstein Records and New World Records. His two CDs "foRayfrom Morgan" and "Morgan Powell" are available from Media Press. To learn more, visit MorganPowellMusic.com.