Queens College Aaron Copland School of Music

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Aaron Copland School of Music Welcomes New Faculty

Mark Powell

Mark Powell
Associate Professor and
Director of Orchestral Studies
Photo credit: Emma Jane Geisler

Eric Rubinstein

Eric Rubinstein
Assistant Professor of
Choral Music Education

Chamber Music Live

International Music Performance Program

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Music Building
Room 203
Queens College, CUNY
65-30 Kissena Blvd.
Queens, NY 11367-1597
(Tel) 718-997-3800
(Fax) 718-997-3849

Mon-Thurs 9:00 am - 4:45 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Jeb Patton

Jeb Patton

Jeb Patton has toured throughout the United States and abroad as the pianist with the Heath Brothers, Jimmy Heath's Generations Quintet, the Charles McPherson Quartet, the Sachal Vasandani Quartet, the Dmitry Baevsky Quartet, the Winard Harper Sextet, as well as with his own trio. Jeb has also performed and/or recorded with a variety of luminaries and top ensembles including Percy Heath, Tootie Heath, the Jimmy Heath Big Band, the Dizzy Gillespie Alumni Big Band, the Carnegie Hall Jazz Band, Etta Jones, Jessye Norman, Barbara Cook, James Moody, Maurice Peress, Coleridge Taylor Perkinson, the Broadway musical, "After Midnight," and the New York Philomusica to name a few. His arrangements have been performed by the Heath Brothers, Jessye Norman, Emanuel Ax, Lang Lang, The Jimmy Heath Big Band, Sachal Vasandani, The Duke University Big Band, and the UNC Chapel Hill Big Band.

Jeb Patton was recently signed to MAXJAZZ and recorded New Strides as a leader in 2009. His upcoming CD, Shades and Tones, will be released this spring on the Cellar Live label. In 2013, Sher Music published the first volume of Jeb's new book, An Approach to Comping: the Essentials. Volume two of the series, An Approach to Comping: Advanced Concepts and Techniques is due to be released at the end of this year. Jeb also teaches piano, ear training, transcription, jazz piano for non-pianists, arranging, and improvisation at Queens College and Five Towns College.



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