21st-Century Musician.
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the celebration of Judson’s life and music.

Explore this website to experience my original compositions, my insights from a lifelong pursuit of music, and some thoughts on how music impacts people's lives.
Celebration of Life The Music
These CDs consist entirely of my compositions and represent a variety of styles.  There is a free downloadable track from each CD and samples of all to enjoy.
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South Beach
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Shaken Not Stirred
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Waltz For Bill
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Morning Light
21st-Century Musician
I have had a lifelong passion for music, not only composing and performing but also finding ways to communicate the benefits and lessons music can bring to others. As a 21st-Century Musician...
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It's always fun to perform in front of a live audience. The Gallery features some of my favorite performances.
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About Judson
I view music as a special gift I received early on my life’s journey, and I believe its power and influence can transform people’s lives by shaping and enhancing relationships, communities and cultures.
Explore About Judson
We are all at once a composition and a composer. Every one of us is a composition in that we reflect all of the people who have touched us in our entire life. But at the same time, each one of us is a composer because we have the ability not only to compose the future in our own lives, but to help compose the future of everyone around us.
News + Events
Can Yo-Yo Ma Save Chicago? He’s Certainly Trying.

June 2017

Here's a great article about Yo-Yo Ma supporting the Chicago Community.

Dr. Phillips Center Focuses on All That Jazz

January 2017

These two articles are about our involvement with the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts. Specifically, an initiative we have started -- the formation of the Dr. Phillips Center Jazz Orchestra and an array of other jazz music educational programs.

A Symposium Like No Other

September 2016

21CMposium connects like-minded artists, students, teachers, presenters, administrators and change agents to gather and begin re-imagining “best practices” for musicians to respond to the shifting marketplace and cultural landscape of the contemporary moment.
Greencastle, Indiana