ISB 2021 Convention Presenter — Lynn Seaton

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Name: Lynn Seaton
Presentation Date: Tuesday, June 4, 2019 9:00 PM
Presentation Venue: MAC Stage
Presentation Title: Lynn Seaton in Recital
Type of Presentation: Recital
Musical Style: Jazz

Lynn began studying classical guitar at age seven, switching to string bass at age nine. He studied music at the University of Oklahoma and in September of 1980, Lynn relocated to Cincinnati, Ohio to join the Steve Schmidt Trio and the Blue Wisp Big Band. He was awarded a Jazz Studies Fellowship in the summer of 1981 from the National Endowment for the Arts to study with Rufus Reid.

Lynn has participated in over 125 recording sessions, including: the Grammy Award winning "Diane Schuur and The Count Basie Orchestra" and two Grammy nominated recordings "Woody Herman 50th Anniversary”, and John Fedchock’s “No Nonsense”. His own critically acclaimed recordings "Bassman's Basement" is available on Timeless Records, “Solo Bass Flights” on Omnitone Records, “Live!!!” on ISB Records, and “Zoom Blewz” on Armored Records. Kendor Press has published his book "Jazz Solos for Bass". Lynn has been a faculty member at the College Conservatory of Music in Cincinnati, Long Island University, State University of New York at New Paltz, William Patterson College, and is currently a full professor at the University of North Texas.

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