Welcome to the website for Los Angeles-based composer Jordan Nelson.
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News and Events -
March 2017 - Upcoming Performance: HOCKET will perform Slow The Light on their recital at the University of Georgia on March 16th. For more information, go to the following link.
January 2017 - Upcoming Live Broadcast: On Friday, February 10, Erik Steighner and Cameron O'Connor will premiere the new version of 'Around the Throne the Thunder Rolls' for saxophone and classical guitar as part of the 8 pm broadcast of Northwest Focus Live! on 91.5 KingFM.
December 2016 - Jordan was a guest of the Los Angeles Philharmonic's Associate Composer Program, giving a lecture on his music and working with the student composers on their music.
November 2016 - Upcoming Performance: Three movements from 'Tender Buttons', for soprano and string quartet, will be performed at the USC Thornton School of Music on November 29, 2016.
August 2016 - Upcoming Performance: Slow The Light will be performed by HOCKET as part of their upcoming concert at the USC Thornton School of Music on Thursday, September 15, 2016.
July 2016 - Video Premiere: Tidewaters, a track from Jordan's Mornings, now has a music video. Many thanks to Will and Amanda Clifton for the beautiful visuals!
May 2016 - Jordan graduated with his D.M.A. in composition from the USC Thornton School of Music.
April 2016 - Recent Premiere: O Captain!, for mezzo-soprano, flute, and two classical guitars, was premiered by Lesley Baird, Stephanie Bell, Spencer Artwick, and Michael Gratovich.
March 2016 - Upcoming Performance: HOCKET will perform Slow The Light as part of their recital at California State University Long Beach on March 23.
February 2016 - Recent Premiere: HOCKET premiered Slow The Light, which was written for and commissioned by the duo, at the University of Nevada Las Vegas.