Our Collaborators

Seed Artists is grateful to every musician, artist and scholar who has graced the stage for one of our events. Below, a running list of that esteemed creative community.  An embarrassment of riches. Watch it grow.


We have been fortunate to collaborate with some exceptional public and private partners over the last few years...

Adult School of Montclair
Adult School Department of the Montclair Public Library
Basemeant WRX Gallery
Pop up shop offering refinished furniture and home accessories
Citizen Arts
Non-Profit Organization
College Women's Club of Montclair
Non-profit club
East Side Mags
Comic book store
GOSO Getting Out and Staying Out
Non-Profit Organization
Glenfield Middle School
Middle School in Montclair, NJ
Jazz Foundation of America
Non-Profit Organization
Jazz House Kids
Non-Profit Organization
MADLOM Dance, Drama and Music
Performing Arts School
Renaissance at Rand Middle School
Middle School in Montclair, NJ
Montclair Neighborhood Development Corporation
Montclair Public Library
Public library in Montclair, NJ
Montclair Public Library & Foundation
The National Jazz Museum in Harlem
Non-Profit Organization
WPU Jazz Studies
William Paterson University - Jazz Studies Program
73 See Gallery
Fine Art Gallery/Design Studio
Arts center in Queens
Recreation & Cultural Affairs Dept.
Montclair Township Department of Recreation & Cultural Affairs
Nishuane Elementary School
Elementary School in Montclair, NJ
The Cell Theatre
Music and arts venue in Manhattan
Union Congregational Church
Church in Montclair, NJ
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Artists & Presenters​

Sharif Abdus-Salaam
WKCR Radio Host + Producer
Nat Adderley, Jr.
Jazz pianist
Pheeroan akLaff
Jazz drummer/Seed Artists Executive Director
Anabel Anderson
WKCR alum/Snugs Concert Series founder
Meg Araneo
Theater scholar and artist
Paul Austerlitz
Reed player, composer, ethnomusicologist
Peter Bodge
Jazz artist, historian, and musician
Don Byron
Jazz reed player and composer
Luques Curtis
Jazz bassist and educator
Beatrice Capote
Professional dancer, choreographer, and dance teacher
Adegoke Steve Colson
Jazz pianist and composer
Sean Conly
Jazz bassist
Warren "Trae" Crudup III
Jazz drummer
Andrew Cyrille
Jazz drummer
Ted Daniel
Jazz trumpeter and composer
Richard Davis
Jazz bassist
David Demsey, Ph.D.
Saxophonist and WPU Jazz Studies Coordinator
Anton Denner
Jazz Saxophonist
Akua Dixon
Cellist, arranger, composer, vocalist, and educator.
Trevor Dunn
Composer, bass guitarist, and bassist
Marty Ehrlich
Jazz clarinetist and saxophonist
Orrin Evans
Jazz pianist
Ken Filiano
Jazz bassist
Melvin Gibbs
Bassist, producer and writer
Max Fuchs
Will Gorman
Visual Artist
Hilliard Greene
Rabbi David Greenstein
Rabbi, cantor, artist, scholar, teacher
Stephanie Griffin
Michael S. Harper
Poet and teacher
Jerome Harris
Jazz guitarist and bassist
Jay Hoggard
Vibraphonist and composer
Jazz House Kids
Non-Profit Organization
Howard Johnson
Jazz tuba and baritone saxophone player
Russ Johnson
Jazz trumpeter
Brad Jones
Jazz bassist, composer, and educator
Aska Kaneko
Composer and violinist
Joel Katz
Oliver Lake
Jazz saxophonist, composer, painter, and poet
James Brandon Lewis
Jazz saxophonist and composer
Seth Lewis
Jazz bassist
Andy McKee
Jazz Bassist
Nicole Mitchell
Creative flutist, composer, and educator
James Newton
Composer, Flutist, Conductor
Oscar Noriega
Multi-Instrumentalist, Composer
Veronica Nunn
Jazz singer
Willie Oechsli
Drummer from MHS
Anthony Orji
Jazz bass clarinetist
William Parker
Jazz bassist, improvisor, composer, writer, and educator
Alfred Patterson
Jazz trombone player
Mike Reed
Jazz drummer and composer
Tomeka Reid
Cellist, composer, and educator
Vernon Reid
Guitarist, composer
Megan Roy
Educator, trombonist, composer
Angelica Sanchez
Pianist and composer
Michael Sarin
Jazz drummer
George Schuller
Jazz drummer, composer, arranger, producer
Gunther Schuller
Jazz historian, composer, conductor, author, and musician
Luke Stewart
Multi-instrumentalist, radio producer, writer, events organizer
John Szwed, Ph.D
Anthropologist and Jazz Scholar
Great Art for Good Works

Seed Artists is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit based in Montclair, New Jersey, presenting adventurous music and arts programming.

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