Established at William Paterson University in Wayne, New Jersey, in 2019, the Art Farmer Jazz Master Scholarship is awarded annually to a full-time undergraduate student who demonstrates extraordinary musical talent and academic achievement (minimum GPA of 3.0). Here are the scholarship recipients:
2019-2020 Jon Gittings, trumpet
From Cranbury, New Jersey
WPU Class of 2022
2020-2021 Alex De Lazzari, saxophone
From Pistoia, Italy
WPU Class of 2021
2021-2022 & 2022-2023 Ernest Royeppen, trumpet
From Johannesburg, South Africa
WPU Class of 2024
Keep an eye out for these musicians who will undoubtedly make significant contributions to the the jazz community as their careers develop and mature.
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