Swing University John Wriggle's Biography

John Wriggle is a musicologist, composer, arranger, and trombonist. He has transcribed period jazz repertoire for Jazz at Lincoln Center and Vince Giordano’s Nighthawks, and served as music editor for Oscar-winning Hollywood film scores. He teaches at City University of New York, Rutgers University, and Boston University, and is the author of the forthcoming book “Blue Rhythm Fantasy: Big Band Jazz Arranging in the Swing Era” (University of Illinois Press).