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Jim Nadel (2001)

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Alto saxophonist, composer, arranger, and educator Jim Nadel founded the Stanford Jazz Workshop in 1972. He continues to serve as the non-profit organization's administrative and artistic director.

In addition to his work with the Stanford Jazz Workshop, Nadel designed the jazz studies curriculum for Stanford University's academic jazz program and has served as a lecturer in the Stanford University Music Department since 1984. Nadel received a BA in Music from Stanford University and a MA in Nonprofit Administration from the University of San Francisco. He is a member of the AFM and the IAJE (International Association for Jazz Education).
Pick Artist Album Song Label
# 1 Joe Henderson So Near, So Far Miles Ahead (Verve)
# 2 Sonny Rollins Saxophone Colossus Strode Rode (OJC)
# 3 Thelonious Monk Monk's Dream Monk's Dream (Columbia)
# 4 Charlie Parker Yardbird Suite Ko-Ko (Rhino)
# 5 Lester Young The Ultimate Lester Young All of Me (Verve)
# 6 Wayne Shorter Speak No Evil Wild Flower (Blue Note)
# 7 Stan Getz Voyage Yesterdays (Blackhawk)
# 8 Miles Davis Milestones Straight, No Chaser (Columbia)
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