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Cowell, Stanley

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Personal name headingCowell, Stanley
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Associated countryUnited States
Birth date1941-05-05
Death date2020-12-18
Place of birthToledo (Ohio)
Place of deathDover (Del.)
Field of activityJazz
AffiliationOberlin College University of Michigan Piano Choir (Jazz ensemble) Herbert H. Lehman College New England Conservatory of Music Collective Black Artists Rutgers University
Profession or occupationJazz musicians Pianists University and college faculty members Composers Conductors (Music)
Sound recording executives and producers
Found inHis Illusion suite. [Phonodisc] 1973.
Grove music online, May 4, 2012: Jazz (Cowell, Stanley (A.); b. May 5, 1941, Toledo, OH; American pianist, composer, record producer, and leader)
Information from 678 field, converted Dec. 5, 2014 (jazz pianist-composer)
African American National Biography, accessed April 17, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Cowell, Stanley; jazz musician, pianist, educator; born 05 May 1941 in Toledo, Ohio, United States; BA in music from Oberlin College (1962); studied at Wichita State University (1962-1963) and University of Southern California (1963-1964); MA in music from University of Michigan (1965-1966); worked with Bobby Hutcherson-Harold Land Quintet (1968-1971); played in Charles Tolliver quartet Music Inc. (1969-1973) and his big band; organized and led the Piano Choir (1972); formed Collective Black Artists (1973); taught at Amherst College (1974-1975), Lehman College at the City University of New York (1981-1999), New England Conservatory (1988-1989))
New York times WWW site, December 21, 2020 (obituary published December 20, 2020: Stanley Cowell; born Stanley Allen Cowell, May 5, 1941, Toledo, Ohio; died Friday [December 18] in Dover, Del. at age 79; jazz pianist, composer, record-label impresario and educator and bandleader; in 1971 he co-founded Strata-East Records, a pioneering institution in jazz and the broader Black Arts Movement; taught at the City University of New York's Lehman College and later at Rutgers; after retiring from teaching in 2013 he toured with Charles Tolliver and others under the name the Strata-East All Stars)