Dave Schroeder, Director of Jazz Studies

As the Director of Jazz Studies, Dr. Dave Schroeder is continually developing an interactive environment between students, artist/faculty and the jazz community thriving in and around New York City. Schroeder's vision for jazz education combines theory and practice, taking advantage of NYU's proximity and interaction with legendary jazz clubs, recording studios and record labels. Aside from his duties teaching jazz history, jazz theory and artistic director for the NYU Jazz Masterclass Series, Schroeder has developed opportunities for jazz performers to interact with music industry internships. Current internships are available at Verve Music Group, Blue Note Records, EMI, Virgin Records, Half Note Records, Knitting Factory Records, Saturday Night Live and Jazz at Lincoln Center.

Dr. Schroeder's educational publications include:
Philosophy of Music Education Review, Spring 2002. "Four Approaches to Jazz Improvisation Instruction." Journal of the International Society of Bassists, Summer 2000. "The Two Worlds of Mike Richmond." Jazz Educators J ournal, Jan. 1999. "Jazz Education Toward the Millennium," an interview with Kenny Werner. Jazz Educators Journal, Dec. 1994. "The Source of Knowledge," An Interview With Helen Keane. Verve Records, essays on jazz history for the website link "Jazz Ed" for the Verve website at: www.vervemusicgroup.com

Dr. Schroeder received his B.M.E. from University of Northern Iowa, M.M. from New England Conservatory, and doctorate in Jazz from NYU Steinhardt.

ALSO: Link to Dave Schroeder's website at: www.combonuvo.com