Shane Bordeau, guitarist, received his EdM and MA degrees in the music department at Teachers College and has been teaching and performing music for the past 15 years. He has been involved with many performing groups, most recently as a member of the Chicago-based rock/pop band Berry and can be heard on their 2018 album “Everything, Compromised”, released by Joyful Noise Records. As a composer, some of his works include the musical “The Manson Family Follies”, which debuted with the Bergen County Players in Bergen County, NJ, and pieces for modern dance “the body electric” and “5 suites for Stacey”, which were choreographed and performed by the Creative Alliance in Baltimore, MD.
Saxophonist Ray Patton is a historian of music, intergeneric music aficionado, and chronically transient performer. He received his PhD in History from the University of Michigan in 2011, and served on faculty at Drury University (where he also played in the jazz band). He currently works as Director of General Education at John Jay College. His book, Punk Crisis: The Global Punk Rock Revolution is forthcoming from Oxford University Press.
Bassist George Nicholson was born in Ridgewood, NJ and grew up studying music in the Ridgewood public school system, as well as in the Manhattan School of Music Preparatory program. He received his bachelor's degree from the University of Miami, FL and his master's degree from the University of Georgia. He is currently pursuing his doctoral degree in music education at Teachers College, Columbia University, where he is a Florence K. Geffen fellow. George is an orchestra teacher, with wide experience at the middle and high school levels in Georgia and New York. In addition to being a bassist for the Georgia Symphony Orchestra, he has produced a number of award-winning performances.
The Everett Cafe Music Program sponsors performances by TC student and affiliated musicians. Come enjoy a variety of genres and styles!
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