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Stanley Cowell

Stanley Cowell is Professor Emeritus of Jazz Piano at Rutgers-Mason Gross School of the Arts and a Steinway Artist. He performs and records as solo pianist, in diverse ensemble formations from duos to orchestras, in jazz venues and concert halls. He has an impressive list of recordings as a composer and pianist, having performed with Max Roach, Miles Davis, Charles Tolliver, Stan Getz, Sonny Rollins, The Piano Choir, Nasheet Waits, Roy Haynes, Art Pepper, Jimmy Heath, and many more. His formal training in music includes a bachelor’s degree in music and an honorary doctorate from Oberlin Conservatory, a Master of Music from University of Michigan, study at the Mozarteum Akademie in Salzburg, Austria, and graduate work at Wichita State and University of Southern California. Recent compositions and/or performances include Asian Art Suite for Orchestra, Jazz Sextet & Asian Percussion with Toledo Symphony, solo concert at Billboard Tokyo. Recent CDs: Juneteenth, It’s Time and Are You Real (SteepleChase).