August 29, 2014


Advisory Board

  • Jim Anderson, Recording Engineer, Producer
  • Kenny Barron, Pianist and Composer
  • Phil Bertelsen, Filmmaker
  • Shireen Dickson, Choreographer, Producer
  • Dena Engelhardt, Visual Artist, Founding Board Member
  • Fred Hersch, Pianist and Composer
  • John Hollwitz , Fordham Graduate School of Business Professor
  • Kate McGarry, Vocalist and Composer
  • Kristy Nguyen, Business Manager, Queens Satellite High School for Opportunity
  • Joe Norton, Director of Education and Outreach for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS
  • Becca Pulliam, Radio Producer NPR’s JazzSet with Dee Dee Bridgewater
  • Dr. Willie Rodriguez, Pianist, Singer and Founding Principal of Celia Cruz Bronx High School of Music
  • Ari Roland, Bassist and “Jazz Diplomat” touring over 50 countries for the U.S. Deparment of State
  • Phil Schaap, Historian, Radio Host “Bird Flight” on WKCR Radio, Curator at Jazz at Lincoln Center

People Who Work With Us

  • Leonard Easter, Attorney
  • Sonya Robinson, Teaching Artist (New Orleans)
  • Chris Byars, Saxophonist, Orchestrator, Conductor, Teaching Artist
  • Mark McGowan, Trumpeter
  • Stefan Schatz, Drummer
  • Charenee Wade, Vocal Coach, Teaching Artist
  • Pat O’ Leary, Bassist
  • Julian Pressley, Saxophonist
  • LaFrae Sci, Drummer
  • Alvin Atkinson, Drummer
  • Dacia Washington, Director, Theatre Teaching Artist
  • Sarah Edkins, Set Designer
  • Evan Christopher, Clarinetist and Composer