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NASA 2020 Biennial Conference Presenter — Robert Brooks

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Saxophone Player
Name: Robert Brooks
Website: http://www.robertbrooksjazz.com
Presentation Date: Saturday, March 7, 2020 3:00 PM
Presentation Venue: Gammage 301
Presentation Title: Better Together: Duet Playing to Improve Improv
Type of Presentation: Non-Performance: Jazz Lecture
Proposal Duration: 50
Bio: Dr. Robert D. Brooks is a jazz saxophonist and music educator from Michigan. He holds a DMA and MM from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign under the direction of Chip McNeill and David Harris and a BM from Central Michigan University under the direction of John Nichol and Rob Smith. He has served on faculties at Bradley University, the University of Illinois- Springfield and is currently the Director of Jazz Studies at Friends University in Wichita, KS. Robert’s most recent releases, “Accidental Nomad” and “New Standard Duo” on Ropeadope Records, have been received with critical acclaim and he has toured with Reginald Chapman’s “Pressure Fit”, Sun Stereo, and The Lake Effect, throughout the midwest and east coast. Robert is a Ropedope Records Artist.

Other Performers / Participants


 
Name Instrument Bio
Jordan VanHemert Alto Saxophone Dr. Jordan VanHemert's research is focused on the intersectionality of classical and jazz saxophone . . .

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