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I am a Senior Lecturer at SAE Creative Media Institute. And currently I teach or write for:
CIU110 Critical Thinking
CIU210 Media Studies
CIU211 Critical Perspectives
CIM403/404 Research and Writing A+B and
CIM409 Intercultural Making
Toby Wren - guitar
Joseph O'Connor - piano
Andrew Shaw - double bass
Chris Vale - drumset
Original compositions based on Wren's PhD research, incorporating Carnatic rhythmic and song structures into a contemporary jazz setting.
Recorded live in two locations in 2011, this CD captures the intensity and playfulness of The Carnatic Jazz Experiment, featuring jazz and Carnatic musicians performing original compositions.
Toby Wren (guitar, konnakol)
John Rodgers (violin)
Tunji Beier (kanjira, ghatam, tavil, konnakol)
Eshwarshanker Jeyarajan (mridangam, konnakol)
Rayjashree Josyer Srikanth (Veena)
Fat Lip 81 (2000) features all original compositions by Toby Wren, and the extended work Snap Shot, by bassist Andrew Shaw.
Nick Aggs (tenor sax)
Toby Wren (guitar)
Andrew Shaw (electric and double bass)
Grant Collins (drums)
Phil Noy (alto sax), and
Katie Noonan (vocal)
The complete scores for Black Mountain will provide a challenge for all musical levels and are an excellent companion score to the album.
Impeccably notated and presented and now including guitar tablature. Ready for printing.
Complete scores for Rich and Famous by Toby Wren. Lead sheets include Flood Lines, Rich and Famous and Pacific Drop. The compositions on Rich and Famous come from Wren's PhD research developing jazz-Carnatic music hybrids and incorporates Carnatic rhythmic and song structures within a contemporary jazz setting.