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Robert Gluck

Bob Gluck (http://www.electricsongs.com) is a pianist, composer, writer, and rabbi. He has released four recordings of music for jazz ensembles, three of electronic music, and two of electroacoustic duos. Karl Ackerman (All About Jazz) wrote about his work: “As a composer and player, Gluck ranks with the likes of Andrew Hill and Cecil Taylor.” Jazz Review describes his previous FMR recording, “Returning,” as displaying "an intensity and sensitivity that is spellbinding." Gluck is author of two books published by University of Chicago Press, “You’ll Know When You Get There: Herbie Hancock and the Mwandishi Band” (2012) and “The Miles Davis ‘Lost’ Quintet and Other Revolutionary Ensembles” (2016). His essays have been published in Leonardo Music Journal, Organized Sound, Computer Music Journal, Journal SEAMUS, New Music Box, Leonardo, Living Music Journal, The Reconstructionist, Tav+, the EMF Institute, and on the Web. Gluck trained at the Julliard, Manhattan, and Crane schools of music, the State University of New York at Albany (BA, 1977) and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (MFA, 2001). He has studied at Yeshiva University's Wurzweiler School of Social Work (MSW, 1984) and the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College (Title of Rabbi and MHL, 1989). Gluck trained at the Julliard, Manhattan, and Crane schools of music, the State University of New York at Albany (BA, 1977) and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (MFA, 2001). He has studied at Yeshiva University's Wurzweiler School of Social Work (MSW, 1984) and the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College (Title of Rabbi and MHL, 1989). Gluck’s recent collaborators include Eddie Allen, Michael Bisio, Jane Ira Bloom, Billy Hart, Christopher Dean Sullivan, Ken Filiano, Joe Giardullo, Eddie Henderson, Ras Moshe Burnett, Aruan Ortiz, Neil Rolnick, Dean Sharp, Andrew Sterman, and Tani Tabbal. Gluck is on the faculty of the University at Albany.

location: Albany, United States