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Zwelakhe-Duma B.

New York, NY

$50/hour

Conservatory Trained

In-person lessons

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New England Conservatory of Music
Jazz Studies
New England Conservatory of Music
Master's

Education

New England Conservatory of Music (Jazz Studies)

New England Conservatory of Music (Master's)

About Zwelakhe-Duma

Shortly after being acccepted to New Haven's Educational Center for the Arts (ECA), Zwelakhe-Duma began studying double bass under the direction of Jeff Fuller. Zwelakhe-Duma prepared as a student at ECA and Litchfield Jazz Camp was accepted to New England Conservatory of Music in Boston, MA. Completing his Bachelor (’11) & Master of Music (’13) in Jazz Studies, he studied acoustic bass with Cecil McBee & Don Palma, as well as studying with non - bassists Jason Moran, John McNeil, & Jerry Bergonzi.

Zwelakhe-Duma has performed and recorded with acts such as Christian Scott, Dave Holland, Randy Weston, Dave Liebman & Jason Moran, as well as performed at the Monterey Jazz Festival, Charlie Parker Jazz Festival, Panama Jazz Festival, Lagos Jazz Festival & Osaka Jazz Festival. Zwelakhe-Duma was a recipient of the 2011 Betty Carter’s Jazz Ahead Fellowship and is also a teaching artist for the Litchfield Jazz Camp & New England Conservatory Jazz Lab. He currently resides in New York City, New York & continues his private study with legendary bassist Ron Carter.
Shortly after being acccepted to New Haven's Educational Center for the Arts (ECA), Zwelakhe-Duma began studying double bass under the direction of Jeff Fuller. Zwelakhe-Duma prepared as a student at ECA and Litchfield Jazz Camp was accepted to New England Conservatory of Music in Boston, MA. Read more

Policies
Cancellation
12 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of New York, NY 10037
In-person lessons
Music:
Composition (Music), Ear Training, General Music, Music History, Music Theory
Art:
Composition (Music)
History:
Music History

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New England Conservatory of Music
Jazz Studies
New England Conservatory of Music
Master's

Education

New England Conservatory of Music (Jazz Studies)

New England Conservatory of Music (Master's)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $50.00

Cancellation: 12 hours notice required

Travel policy

Zwelakhe-Duma will travel within 15 miles of New York, NY 10037.