MusicMakers :: Jay Rodriguez :: STORY

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THE BACKSTORY

For today's MusicMaker, we got a hold of Brooklyn’s Jay Rodriguez.  This is Jay's Story and how he approaches music and channels his emotions through music.  

 

"At the very end of your life, it won't matter how many breaths you take but how many moments in your life took your breath away." - Shing Xiong

 

Jay lives Shing Xiong's challenge every day through his music and as an inspiration the world.   Once again, I’m glad to share that I'm honored to Jay Rodriguez in my life.  He's a dear friend, a cohort, an inspiration, and a leader.  SO -- Thanks million for checking this out!!

 

Jay's Bio: Jay’s resume reads like a who’s who of the music world. His music has influenced bands such as US 3, The Roots, & A Tribe called Quest. He has worked with hundreds of artists including Miles Davis, Prince, The Roots, Tupac, Elvis Costello, Patti Labelle, Celia Cruz, Natalie Cole, Musiq Soulchild, Medeski, Martin and Wood, Guru, Little Louie Vega, Arturo O Farrill, Bernie Worrell, Roy Hargrove, Fred Wesley, Melissa Manchester, The Mingus Big Band, Widespread Panic, Mike Clark, Kenny Barron, Irakere, Mongo Santamaria, Eddie Palmieri, Selah Sue, The Gil Evans Band, and many others. He has taught/lectured all over the world including the Royal Academy of Music, University of Cairo, Uninorte (Colombia) & Unam in Mexico.

 

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