Joseph O'Connor wins the 2011 National Composition Competition

Young Brisbane composer, Joseph O'Connor, has taken out the 2011 APRA/JMO National Big Band Composition Competition. In an excellent night of music, Joseph composition Rationalisations, was unanimously voted as number 1 by the three judges, Dave Panichi, Andrew Robertson and Andrew Murray at a concert at Melbourne's Chapel on Chapel for Stonnington Jazz Festival.

ABC classic FM have recorded the finalists performances and will be hopefully played on Jazztrack sometime in the near future.