Special Guest Instructor
Hammond B3 Organist and Jazz pianist, Radam Schwartz, has built his reputation over the last 30 years playing with such great musicians as Arthur and Red Prysock, Eddie Lockjaw Davis, Al Hibler, and Jimmy Ford. He continues to make music history today playing with renowned artists Cecil Brooks III, Russell Malone, and David Fathead Newman among many others. He is a prolific recording artist appearing on more than 35 recordings including several under his own leadership, which garnered him a spot on the National Jazz Charts for 14 straight weeks.
His recording, Organized (Muse Records 1995), was mentioned in the B3 Bible as one of the essential organ records of all time and Sesac gave Radam an award for being one of the top 5 Jazz Composers of 2007-08.
Radam also has been a jazz educator for many years, he was music director at the Jazz Institute of New Jersey, artist-in-residence at Middlesex County Arts program, a teacher at Jazz House Kids in Montclair NJ and is one of the principle instructors at the Jazz Arts Academy at the Count Basie Theatre in Red Bank, New Jersey.