Monkman, Jesse There are 6 products.

Jesse Monkman is a composer and percussionist originally hailing from Boston, MA. He received his degrees from the New England Conservatory where he studied with Frank Epstein and Will Hudgins of the Boston Symphony Orchestra. While in the New England area, he played with the Portland Symphony Orchestra of Maine, Boston Modern Orchestra, as well as other performance venues in the Boston area.

Currently he resides in Savannah, Georgia, where he plays with the Jacksonville Symphony, Charleston Symphony, Savannah Sinfonietta, and Hilton Head Orchestra, as well as performing recital and teaching engagements in Georgia.

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  • Fantasy for Vibraphone is a concert solo which intentionally steers away from the instrument’s jazz roots. The thematic style is pure Monkman whose popular marimba solos have entertained audiences and challenged players for years. With a mysterious and minor theme, driving motion, and technical requirements, this solo would be a unique choice for...

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  • Ostinato is another creative marimba solo by composer and percussionist, Jesse Monkman. As the title suggests, it's built on a repeating pattern introduced in the left hand. This pattern places accents on a cycle of beats which will make this an outstanding technical etude as well as recital piece. Its lyrical qualities placed over the groove-based...

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  • Rite of Passage is an invigorating new work by noted composer/percussionist, Jesse Monkman. Perfect for advanced recitals and percussion ensemble concerts, it is sure to become the smash hit of your program! This piece is written for solo marimba and three percussionists with multi-percussion setups. It was premiered at Jordan Hall at the New England...

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  • Nocturnal Dance  is the latest 4-mallet marimba solo by percussionist/composer, Jesse Monkman, from Boston, MA. It explores a variety of contrasting moods from lyrical to intense, and calls upon the performer to explore their own expressive and unique characteristics to enhance the musical interpretation.Perfect for recitals, festivals, or jury...

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  •  Parody is a reflection on an event in the life of the composer. While this event remains anonymous, the reactions of the composer during this event are intended to be conveyed by the musical content of the piece. The piece is divided into four sections. The first section is intended to convey a sense of vibrancy and energy. At measure 33, a somewhat...

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  • Mixing equal parts gypsy jazz and traditional gypsy music, Jesse Monkman has summoned the ghost of famed French guitarist Django Reinhardt with Gypsy Tonic. This advanced marimba solo is full of technical challenges and will require solid four-mallet chops, but the rewards in terms of musical energy and attitude are undeniable. The entire piece is like a...

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