Bob Gluck


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  • University at Albany, _Professor, Musician, and Writer

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  • ISEA2020

    Bob Gluck, Professor, University at Albany, NY, USA. Bob Gluck is a pianist, composer, writer, rabbi, and professor of music at the University at Albany. Born and raised in the New York metropolitan area, his eleven recordings include works for jazz ensemble, duets, and electronic media, most recently “Early Morning Star” (FMR 2020). His interactive installation, a collaboration with Cynthia Beth Rubin, “Layered Histories,” has toured internationally. Gluck is author of “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), each published by University of Chicago Press. “The Musical World of Paul Winter,” an Intelligent Arts eBook (2019), surveys the work of the saxophonist/ environmentalist. His current work is an exploration of human music making within a trans-species context. Gluck completed an MFA (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 2001), and master degrees in Social Work and in Hebrew Letters.


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  • United States of America

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