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Erwin Stuckey
Erwin Stuckey, NKU Jazz Studies vibraphone faculty, has performed extensively in the United States and South America and is internationally recognized as a true multi-instrumentalist (piano/ jazz organ, percussion, brass) capable of handling a multitude of musical genres ranging from traditional jazz, European classical, Afro-Cuban and contemporary gospel. He has performed high profile concerts with some of the world’s finest musicians such as John Blake, Malachi Thompson, Frank Foster, Joshua Redmond, Ben Tankard, Kenny Garrett, Terrel Stafford, Steve Wilson, Marlon Jordan, Pharez Witted, Mary Wilson (Motown Supremes), Marion Meadows, Jeff Coffin of Bela Fleck and the Flecktones, James Carter, Slide Hampton, Arturo Sandoval, and steel drum virtuoso Othello Molineaux. His discography includes over 30 recordings, including his most recent personal release titled Giants of Jazz Piano Tribute, in which he pays homage to piano greats from Scott Joplin through McCoy Tyner. As a distinguished educator, Erwin Stuckey is also a 2007 recipient and continuing member of the Nobel Society for educators and scholars. In March of 2010, he presented six jazz workshops for students and semi-professional jazz artists in Krakow, Poland. Since 2005, he has directed the Jazz and Percussion programs at the School for Creative and Performing Arts in Cincinnati.