Full Professor, part-time
Founding President, CJC
PhD in Musicology, University of Évora, Portugal. BA in Music Composition, UC Berkeley. Founding President, CJC, Inc.; Director, UC Jazz Ensembles 1984 – 89; composer, arranger and recording artist; performances at major clubs and festivals including Yoshi’s, Keystone Korner, Great American Music Hall and the Lighthouse, and Monterey, Berkeley and Concord Jazz Festivals; featured on Marian McPartland’s Piano Jazz on NPR; recipient of a 2008 “A Team” Award from the Jazz Journalists Association; former member of the Board of Directors, Chamber Music America; recipient of the 2018 Benjamin Ide Wheeler Award; panelist at the 2019 Jazz Congress.