Joe Williams Director of the Fillius Jazz Archive and Lecturer in Music (Saxophone)
Monk Rowe is director of the Hamilton College Fillius Jazz Archive, which holds a collection of some 330 videotaped interviews with jazz musicians, arrangers, writers and critics. Rowe has conducted most of the interviews of artists in the archive and has presented programs about the resource at conferences for the Jazz Education Network, the Music Library Association and the International Society of Music Educators. Monk co-authored the book Jazz Tales From Jazz Legends with Romy Britell on Hamilton’s Couper Press and created the edX online course, “Jazz: The Music, The Stories, The Players” in collaboration with members of the Library and Instructional Technology Services. He is an active performer on saxophone and piano and has composed numerous works for both jazz and classical ensembles.
Recent Courses Taught
B.Mus., State University of New York College at Fredonia