George Shutack

George Shutack

George is widely regarded as one of the leading composers of jazz ensemble music for younger players. While he has written many challenging works as well, he is best known for his charts at the grade 2-4 levels.

A keyboard player living in the Chicago area, George has been writing for Doug Beach Music since 1978. In addition to being one of the core staff writers, he is also responsible for many of the decisions regarding the company's musical direction. With over 125 compositions to his credit, George is one of the most active writers in jazz education today.

While in college at the University of Illinois Chicago Campus, George studied orchestration. During this period, George began writing longer festival pieces and commissions for the Decatur MacArthur Jazz Ensemble in Decatur Illinois.

George's association with Doug Beach Music and friendship with Doug continues to this day. Over the years, Doug and George have created many compositions together. Their compositions are published through Kendor Music.

In 1990, the Chili Pepper Series was born. Read The Legend Of The Chili Pepper.

One of George's hobbies is architecture. One recent composition, Fallingwater, pays homage to Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater in Bear Run, Pennsylvania.

George's day gig is writing computer software. He's been in this profession since graduating college. George also maintains the Kendor Music website.

Email: shutack@prairiemm.com

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South Side Shuffle

South Side Shuffle

$52.00

Product #: 42842 Credits: Beach, Shutack Series: Threshold Series Instrumentation: standard jazz ensemble Ranges: Bb5 trumpet, Ab4 trombone Style: Shuff…

 

 

        

Straight North (Digital Download Only)

Straight North (Digital Download Only)

$48.00

Product #: 42317 Credits: Beach, Shutack Series: First Edition Series Instrumentation: standard jazz ensemble (playable by 12-17 players) with opt. flute, clarinet, F horn, tuba and vi…

 

 

      

Street Smart

Street Smart

$42.00

Product #: 41928 Credits: Beach, Shutack Series: Jazz Foundations Series Instrumentation: standard jazz ensemble (playable by 4 horns plus rhythm section) with opt. flute, clarinet & F…

 

 

      

Swing State

Swing State

$42.00

Product #: 41932 Credits: Beach, Shutack Series: Jazz Foundations Series Instrumentation: standard jazz ensemble (playable by 4 horns plus rhythm section) with opt. flute, clarinet & …

 

 

      

Take A Break Blues

Take A Break Blues

$42.00

Product #: 41933 Credits: Shutack Series: Jazz Foundations Series Instrumentation: standard jazz ensemble (playable by 4 horns plus rhythm section) with opt. flute, clarinet & F horn …

 

 

      

Take It To The Top (Digital Download Only)

Take It To The Top (Digital Download Only)

$42.00

Product #: 41934 Credits: Beach, Shutack Series: Jazz Foundations Series Instrumentation: standard jazz ensemble (playable by 4 horns plus rhythm section) with opt. flute, clarinet, &…

 

 

      

Tis The Season To Be Funky (NEW - Not Available Yet)

Tis The Season To Be Funky (NEW - Not Available Yet)

$52.00

Product #: 42885 Credits: Beach, Shutack Series: Threshold Series Instrumentation: standard jazz ensemble Ranges:   Style: Half-Time Funk …

 

 

      

Tres Picos (Digital Download Only)

Tres Picos (Digital Download Only)

$48.00

Product #: 42342 Credits: Beach, Shutack Series: First Edition Series Instrumentation: standard jazz ensemble (playable by 12-17 players) with opt. flute, clarinet, F horn, tuba & vibe…

 

 

      

Triple Play

Triple Play

$52.00

Product #: 42907 Credits: Shutack Series: Threshold Series Instrumentation: standard jazz ensemble Ranges: G5 trumpet, G4 trombone Style: Swing …

 

 

      

Two For Oliver (Digital Download Only)

Two For Oliver (Digital Download Only)

$42.00

Product #: 41952 Credits: Shutack Series: Jazz Foundations Series Instrumentation: standard jazz ensemble (playable by 5 horns plus rhythm section) with opt. flute, clarinet & F horn …

 

 

      

Untold Story

Untold Story

$48.00

  Product #: 42357 Credits: Beach, Shutack Series: First Edition Series Instrumentation: standard jazz ensemble (playable by 12-17 players) with opt. flute, clarinet, F horn, tuba and …

 

 

      

Whole Enchilada, The

Whole Enchilada, The

$48.00

  Product #: 42370 Credits: Beach, Shutack Series: First Edition Series Instrumentation: standard jazz ensemble (playable by 12-17 players) with opt. flute, clarinet, F horn, tuba and …

 

 

      

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