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AMERICANA Classic Jazz ORCHESTRA

Biography:

Ted Unseth

BORN: (yes)
--Chicago, IL 7/5/46

EDUCATED: (somewhat)
--Elementary: Chicago & Albert Lea, MN (1953-1959)
--Secondary: Albert Lea, MN (1960-1964) HS Diploma
--Tertiary: Bethany Jr. College (1965-1966) AA Degree
University Of MN (1967-) nth Degree

MUSIC SKILLS:
Instrumental:
--Piano
--Guitar
--Saxophones
--Clarinet
--Voice
Conceptual:
--Composing
--Arranging
--Transcribing
--Philologizing

PUBLISHED:
--Essay, "Jazz: The Abused Muse", Many Corners Magazine,
Mpls., MN, Summer 1981 [click on link below for the Essay]

Jazz: The Abused Muse

ACCOMPLISHED:
--Musical Director: "Fiorello", Bethany JC, Mankato, MN,
1966
--Singer/Songwriter: Folk/Rock/Blues, Mpls., MN, 1965-1973
--Guitar Instructor: West Bank School of Music, Mpls., MN,
1968-1972
--Composer: La Mama ETC (U of MN Company),
"Comings And Goings"
--Music Workshops Director: Urban Arts Program, Mpls., MN
Public Schools, 1970-1973
--Founder/Leader/Piano/Sax/Clarinet/Vocals: Wolverines
CLASSIC JAZZ ORCHESTRA (now known as AMERICANA CLASSIC
JAZZ ORCHESTRA), 1973-1980
--Composer/Arranger/Co-leader: Wolverines CLASSIC JAZZ
ORCHESTRA (now known as AMERICANA CLASSIC JAZZ ORCHESTRA),
1980-1984
--Arranger/Leader/Sax/Clarinet/Vocals: TED UNSETH and
DE STIJLISTICS (later known as AMERICANA
CLASSIC JAZZ ENSEMBLE, septet version of AMERICANA
CLASSIC JAZZ ORCHESTRA), 1982-present
--Music Director/Arranger/Conductor/Alto Sax: "Holiday
Inn", Mixed Blood Theatre, Mpls., MN, 1983
--Recipient: National Endowment for the Arts Jazz
Fellowship grant, 1985
--Music Director/Arranger/Sax/Clarinet: AmEx/IDS National
Convention, 1986
--Music Director/Arranger/Sax/Clarinet: Aetna Life and
Casualty Regional Conventions, 1988
--Music Director/Arranger/Sax/Clarinet: "La Revue Negre:
A Tribute To Joesphine Baker", Ruby's Cabaret, Mpls., MN,
1989
--Transcriber: Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra,
Washington, DC, 1990-1992
--Transcriber: "Rebirth Of The Cool", Gerry Mulligan CD,
1992
--Founder/Arranger/Leader: AMERICANA CLASSIC JAZZ
ORCHESTRA (renamed; formerly known as Wolverines
CLASSIC JAZZ ORCHESTRA), 1984-present

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01.  Singer/Songwriter

02.  Americana Classic Jazz Orchestra

03.  Composer/Arranger

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Mailing Address:
2008

Ted Unseth
4205 15th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN  55407

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