Snapshots: Research and Creative Work – Low Down on Jazz Bass

Snapshots: Research and Creative Work – Low Down on Jazz Bass

When Danny Ziemann, who teaches bass in Oswego’s music department, could not find a book or other resources to supplement his lessons, he wrote one with the encouragement of his students. The resulting work, The Low Down: A Guide to Creating Supportive Jazz Bass Lines (Institute for Creative Music, 2015), also features 50 audio files

Faculty Hall of Fame – Winter 2015

Hugh Burritt with his wife, Grace

The next time you hear the ceremonial trumpets at Torchlight or Commencement, you can thank Hugh Burritt. Burritt, the former chair of the Music Department, is responsible for bringing music to SUNY Oswego ceremonies. The herald trumpets that play during public ceremonies are the original ones he bought 40 years ago. Initially, the trumpets were