June 26, 2017


Advisory Board

  • Jim Anderson, Recording Engineer, Producer
  • Kenny Barron, Pianist and Composer
  • Dena Engelhardt, Visual Artist, Founding Board Member
  • Fred Hersch, Pianist and Composer
  • John Hollwitz , Fordham Graduate School of Business Professor
  • Kirk Imamura, President of Avatar Studios
  • Kareen Laton, Director of Marketing and Business Development, Caravel Management LLC
  • Jeannette LoVetri, Director of The Voice Workshop
  • 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
  • Dr. William Rodriguez, Educator, 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
  • LaFrae Sci, Composer, Drummer, Educator
  • Damian Sneed, Artist, pianist, organist, vocal coach, conductor, composer, arranger, lecturer and producer

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
  • Alvin Atkinson, Drummer
  • Dacia Washington, Director, Theatre Teaching Artist
  • Sarah Edkins, Set Designer
  • Evan Christopher, Clarinetist and Composer
  • Jeff “Jedi” Jones, Recording Engineer, Producer