Art Bouton

  • Biographical Description

    • Web Site: http://www.du.edu/lamont/Bouton.html Art Bouton, Professor of Saxophone and Chair of the Woodwind Department at the University of Denver's Lamont School of Music, is first call saxophonist and woodwind performer throughout the Western U.S. He has extensive performance experience on all saxophones, flutes, clarinets, and bassoon, as well as the Akai Electronic Wind Instrument. Art is a founding member of the Lamont Jazz Faculty group The Climb and is featured on many of their recordings. He plays lead alto and flute for the Ninth and Lincoln Orchestra and the Wil Swindler Elevenet, contemporary ensembles specializing in new music for jazz ensembles. For the last several years, Art has performed in recitals on soprano saxophone with the Lamont Sax Quartet. Mr. Bouton regularly performs with the Colorado Symphony, the Colorado Springs Philharmonic, and is a member of the pit orchestra at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts. Mr. Bouton has studied saxophone with Douglas Masek, Roger Greenberg, and Vince Gnojek. Art performs as guest soloist and clinician at high schools and colleges throughout the U.S. and has served on the faculty of the Yellowstone Jazz Camp, Mile High Jazz Camp, the Telluride Jazz Camp, and Clark Terry Great Plains Jazz Camp. Art can be heard playing lead alto on recordings of New Music for Jazz Ensemble by Kendor Music.

  • Course Work

  • "Collaboration" CD Project

    • Windbreak
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    • Patriot
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      Wil Swindler, Composer

    • Out of Your Mind
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    • Staircase
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    • A Brief, Wide, Span
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      Wil Swindler, Composer

    • Octet
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  • Other Recordings

    • Alone Together.m4a
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      From Tom Erickson CD "Flying Dragon Orchestra"

    • Oz
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    • No Hidden Motives
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    • I Thought About You
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    • The Climb
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    • Pentahouve
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  • Classical Recordings

    • Ingolf Dahl Concerto
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    • Song and Dance
      http://brandonvaccaromusic.com/Portfolios/music/SoDa/song.htm

       Song and Dance was composed for me by Brandon Vacarro in 2005. Here is a link to the recording.

This portfolio last updated: Feb 1, 2011 8:00:08 PM