Willie Pickens - NIU - School of Music

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Willie PickensWillie Pickens

Applied Artist
B.S., University of Wisconsin

Office: 815-753-1551
E-mail: wilpic@sbcglobal.net

Willie Pickens is one of Chicago's most in-demand jazz pianists.  A former faculty member of the American Conservatory of Music, Mr. Pickens has performed with a wide variety of internationally recognized jazz artists.   Among those with whom he has toured and/or recorded are Elvin Jones, Joe Henderson, Clark Terry, Eddie Harris, Wynton Marsalis, Quincy Jones, Louis Bellson, Bunky Green and Red Holloway.