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Ron Carter
Ron Carter, professor of music and director of Jazz Studies in the NIU School of Music, has a long relationship with legendary trumpeter Wynton Marsalis and Jazz at Lincoln Center. Carter is now featured in a video, produced by Jazz at Lincoln Center. An NIU institution since 1994, he serves as lead artist for the...
Ron Carter
Jazz stands among America’s greatest art forms, boasting roots in the African-American culture and a foundation in the African tradition. So says Ron Carter, director of jazz studies in the NIU School of Music. Carter, who was named an NIU Board of Trustees Professor in 2009, will host a Board of Trustees Professor Seminar at...