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Join your Portland Conservatory of Music for a Jazz Combo performance at the Resurgam Festival!

[Resurgam is a free community event, tickets are not needed to attend.]

Led by PCM Jazz Studies director Titus Abbott, a jazz combo from PCM will take to the community stage at 2pm on June 12th at the Resurgam Festival!

Titus Abbott holds a B.Mus. in classical composition techniques from the University of Montreal. He studied clarinet at the University of Ottawa followed by jazz studies on saxophone at Humber College, Toronto under the tutelage of saxophonist Pat Labarbera. He has also studied with jazz greats Kenny Wheeler, Dave Holland, Steve Coleman, Muhal Richard Abrams and Roscoe Mitchell.

Titus has performed as leader and sideman in various ensembles in Canada, Europe and the US. Since arriving in Maine in 2002 Titus has led his own groups and collaborations include performances with the outstanding pianists Curtis Clark and Frank Carlberg and the late Oud Master Al Gardner.

Titus has been teaching saxophone and clarinet for over 25 years where he specializes in tone development and articulation as well as jazz improvisation and phrasing. He is the director of the PCM’s Jazz Studies Program.

To learn more about the resurgam festival, go to: https://www.maineacademyofmodernmusic.org/resurgam

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