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John Mills Teams up with Poet Cornelius Eady
John Mills' latest collaboration has him working with celebrated poet Cornelius Eady. They will be performing selections from the upcoming album this Sunday, April 14th at the UT Butler School of Music. In this new work, Dr. Mills composes musical pieces accompanying the poet's reading of 13 of his critically acclaimed poems.
"Compositionally, this is sophisticated stuff, but then again, most anyone who enjoys instrumental music that puts the horns up front will probably dig the ensemble’s lively and wide-open sound." Peter Blackstock, Austin360
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Dr. Mills talks about his piece "Equilibrium" with UT Jazz Dept. Chair, Jeff Hellmer. A performance of the piece follows