Born: May 19, 1946 Primary Instrument: Piano
Dr. Rex Cadwallader Bio
Dr. Rex Cadwallader is a noted composer, jazz pianist, and educator. He received an Emmy Award in 1999 for his original score for The Connecticut River: A Journey Through Time, a Connecticut Public Television Special, an Emmy Award nomination in 1998 for his score for Connecticut For All Seasons, another CPTV presentation.
He has received composition and performance awards from Downbeat magazine, compositional study grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, a research grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, and has published over sixty compositions for big band, jazz combo and vocal jazz ensemble....