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Karlton E Hester

Karlton E Hester

Director Of Jazz Studies, Professor

Music Department

Areas of expertise: African Music, Music Composition, Contemporary Music, Experimental Music, Jazz, Computer Music


Biography, Education and Training

Karlton E. Hester, Ph.D. (composer/flutist/saxophonist), began his career as a composer and recording artist in Los Angeles where he worked as a studio musician and music educator. He received his Ph.D. in composition from the City University of New York Graduate Center and is currently Director of "Jazz" Studies (and member of the Digital Arts and New Media faculty) at the University of California in Santa Cruz. As performer on both flute and saxophone, he is founding music director of the Fill... more »

Benjamin L Carson

Benjamin L Carson

Professor, Music Department, Director, Graduate Studies in Music, Director, Creative Technologies

Music Department

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Ben Leeds Carson

Professor, Director

blc@ucsc.edu


Areas of expertise: Music Composition, Experimental Music, Improvisation, Perception, Popular Culture, Feminist Theory, Psychoanalysis


Biography, Education and Training

Ben Carson is a composer and theorist specializing in perception studies and popular culture studies in music. His music is available on Sideband Records, Centaur Records, Albany Records, and on other labels, and has been performed throughout the US and at international festivals, including "June in Buffalo," Gerngesehen (Köln), New England Conservatory's Summer Institute for the Contemporary Piano, at the Smithsonian, Blurred Edges in Hamburg, and at REDCAT in LA, where crit... more »

James Gordon Williams

James Gordon Williams

Assistant Professor of Composition in African/African American/Global-African Traditions

Music Department

Areas of expertise: Music Composition


Biography, Education and Training

Short Biography James Gordon Williams is a dynamic composer, pianist, and cultural theorist. He has worked with artists Crystal Z. Campbell, Maria Gaspar, Fred Moten, Cauleen Smith, Suné Woods. He has performed with pianist/composer Anthony Davis, bassist Mark Dresser, Joseph Jarman, Gregory Porter,  George E. Lewis, Mark Dresser, Greg Osby, Charenée Wade as well as other musical luminaries. He held the piano chair for several years in the late Charli Persips’ Super... more »

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