Publishing & Grants

Articles & Grants

Masterclass Articles w/CD's:

"John Paulson eGroup" Masterclass article & play-along CD w/ Way Out, Saxophone Journal Vol. 31 Number 2 Nov/Dec 2006

"Bepop Basics" Masterclass article & CD Saxophone Journal Nov/Dec 2002

"Sax Solos w/ Midi Accomp."
Saxophone Journal Masterclass CD/article July/Aug 2000

" John Paulson Group" article and Play-along CD with 10 original compositions Jazz Player Magazine Vol. 6 Number 1 Feb./March 1999

"Minor Blues Workout" Play-along CD and feature article
The Saxophone Journal Vol. 22 Number 2 Sept./Oct. 1997 D

Additional Publications:

SEAMUS Conference 2008 Salt Lake City, Utah
"Interview Highlights w/ Vladimir Ussachevsky"

The Instrumentalist June 1987, "Electronic Pioneers: Update On the Composers at The Columbia-Princeton Electronic Music Center"

Five research papers on jazz published by the International Association of Jazz Educators


John Paulson Big Band artist residency February 16 & 19, 2018
Concert w/ the JP Big Band + Rushford High School Jazz Ensemble
Rushford- Peterson High School
Rushford, MNSoutheastern Minnesota Arts Council
Artist's Residency grant

“Five Years On” JP Big Band CDrecording & concertJanuary 2018
Winona State University Winona, MN
Southeastern MN Arts Council/McKnight FoundationIndividual Artist Grant

John Paulson Big Band artist residency March 3 & 4 2016
Concert w/ the JP Big Band + Red Wing MN High School Jazz Ensemble
March 4 at The Sheldon Theatre Red Wing, MN
Southeastern Minnesota Arts Council Artist's Residency grant

John Paulson Jazz Sextet Residency- clinic & concert January 2013
Century High School Rochester, MN
Southeastern Minnesota Arts Council Artist's Residency grant

“John Paulson Big Band Project” CDrecording & concert
Winona Art Center Southeastern MN Arts Council/McKnight Foundation
Individual Artist Grant June 2011

St. Mary's U. Grants from The S.E. MN Council for the Arts, Bush Foundation
in support of Jazz Festivals & various guest artists 1980-2005

Arts Grant Panel Member: Minnesota State Arts Board 1982-1983; Blandin Foundation 1991

Commissioned Works:

"Pad Downtown, " "Audible Allusion" (Jazz Ensemble) "Song of the Restless Sea"

(concert band) 1994-1996 Cotter High School Winona, MN

JP Big Band Charts (complete scores & parts) available*


*available as pdf downloads or hard copies

John C. Paulson 2016