Faculty Bio's


Several Maine Jazz Camp faculty past and present have been the recipients of important international jazz awards.

Here are the faculty biographies:


Christine Correa Voice
Originally from Mumbai, India, currently residing in Brooklyn, NY. Performances & recordings with Ran Blake, Steve Lacy, John LaPorta, others. Faculty member at Columbia University and Director of Maine Jazz Camp.
www.christinecorrea.com


Frank Carlberg Piano
Originally from Helsinki, Finland, currently residing in Brooklyn, NY. Performances & recordings with Steve Lacy, Kenny Wheeler, Bob Brookmeyer, Frank Foster, Al Grey, others. Faculty member at New England Conservatory and Artist in Residence at Bates College.
www.frankcarlberg.com


Kirk Knuffke Trumpet
Performances & recordings with Matt Wilson, Mark Helias, Myra Melford, Roswell Rudd, John Zorn, others. Resides in Brooklyn, NY.
www.kirkknuffke.com


Adam Kolker Tenor Saxophone
Performances & recordings with Maria Schneider, Kenny Wheeler, Bruce Barth, Billy Hart, others. Resides in Brooklyn, NY.
www.adamkolker.com


John O'Gallagher Alto Saxophone
Performances & recordings with Maria Schneider, Kenny Wheeler, Tony Malaby, Tom Harrell, others. Resides in Brooklyn, NY. Author of The Twelve Tone Improvisation.
www.johnogallagher.com


Pete McCann Guitar
Performances & recordings with Randy Brecker, Maria Schneider, Grace Kelly, others. Faculty member at The New School, CUNY and at NYU Summer Guitar Intensive.
www.petemccann.com


Robert Nieske Bass
Performances & recordings with Jimmy Giuffre, George Russell, Stephane Grappelli, others. Faculty member at New England Conservatory and Brandeis University.
www.bobnieske.com


Matt Pavolka Bass
Performances & recordings with Lee Konitz, Ben Monder, Guillermo Klein, Paul Motian, others. Resides in Brooklyn, NY.
www.mattpavolka.com


Michael Sarin:
Performances & recordings with Thomas Chapin, Anthony Coleman, Myra Melford, Erik Friedlander, others.
www.michaelsarin.com


Jeremy Udden Alto Saxophone
Performances & recordings with Bob Brookmeyer, Steve Lacy, Gunther Schuller, others. Resides in Brooklyn, NY
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www.jeremyudden.com


Kenny Wessel Guitar
Performances & recordings with Ornette Coleman, Badal Roy, Donald Fagen, David Liebman, John Abercrombie, others.
www.kenwessel.com