Jazz Studies Coordinator Featured on SiriusXM Radio
Professor Ron Carter, head of jazz studies in the NIU School of Music, is being featured on SiriusXM Radio. The program that features Ron is part of a four-week series, hosted by Wynton Marsalis, highlighting the wonderful work of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Essentially Ellington program. For many years Ron has served as a faculty member for the Essentially Ellington Band Director Academy during the summer months.
The entire radio show, lasting one hour, may be heard here. Ron enters the conversation at the 34:45 minute mark. Earlier in the program, Ron's former student from East St. Louis High School, Delano Redmond, who now serves as the jazz director at East St. Louis High School, may be heard making several poignant remarks.