With an open mind, one man’s journey is all on the table in terms of the vast amount of music he hears. Click to read and listen to WP Music Biz student Emile Hsu’s personal journey.
By WP Pop student Brittany Lee: “Dear Music, thank you for the stability and security. Dear Music, thank you for freeing me. Dear Music, thank you for growing me. Dear Music, thank you.”
The William Paterson Music department’s 2014 fall semester has come to a close. We have rounded up some notable moments you might remember well. Click and enjoy!
Hiromi Uehara is a jazz composer and pianist. Her passionate and incendiary keyboard work has been a shining light on the jazz landscape since her 2003 debut, believes that the voice that never speaks can sometimes be the most powerful of all. Click to read more about WP Master’s student Reiko Takahashi.
WP Master’s student Mary Rose Schneider writes: “Clarinet masters who imparted their knowledge and guided my clarinet playing were the late great Leon Russianoff, Peter Alexander and David Krakauer. These mentors enriched my life as a clarinetist and as a listening person. I am forever grateful to have had the experience of meeting and studying under them.” Click & read all about it!
The Collin Banks Jazz Orchestra strives to break through the mundane, mediocre music of today and offer the world some fresh, exciting music. Click to hear some tunes from this swell WPU Music student.
Kelly Green is a jazz pianist/vocalist and soon-to-be graduate of the William Paterson Jazz Performance Masters program. Click to find out more about here and her future on the NYC scene.
Brown House is a New York-based jazz quartet consisting of an array of international musicians including WPU students South African vocalist and kalimba player Vuyo Sotashe and Ukrainian pianist and keyboard player Fima Chupakhin. Read more by clicking away.
Three short, great reasons why you should come to “Collage!”. If you don’t know what “Collage!” is, then let me take a 84 seconds to deliver you the opportunity of a lifetime. Click and come on this journey – by Zach Matari.
Millionaire music mogul Jay-Z makes music make money. WPU Music Biz (and Jazz) Student Ryan Tomski explains how this can apply to Jazz aficionados trying to make it big.