Ronnie Burrage has played with Wayne Shorter, Sonny Rollins, Pat Metheny, Jaco Pastorius, McCoy Tyner, Jackie McLean and is featured on more than 150 recordings; and has toured on all four continents from Siberia to South Africa to Japan. Ronnie’s latest production, “Dance of the Great Spirit”, may be some of his greatest works. In addition, but also as an organic part of his doing, Ronnie Burrage has been an influential teacher, both privately and in significant institutions. He was Instructor at Penn State University, The University of the Arts, Philadelphia 1999-6 and as a confirming expression of his long career as a much-sought performer he is now a key Professor at Old Westbury College.

Past Classes with Ronnie Burrage

April 3, 2019 @ 7:30 pm

Jazz: Music of the Black Holocaust

Jazz: Music of the Black Holocaust is an introductory course that seeks to explore intersections of “jazz” music, historical perspectives of the African diaspora and their role and impact on contemporary society. Students will be introduced to basic jazz rhythms, melodies, harmonies, jazz culture, fashion and development through multi-media that includes videos, films and recordings. Open to the public.
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