Johannes Wallmann is building a jazz studies program that connects musicians and advances the genre
COLLABORATION at the CORE
hile waiting for his piano lesson at a community college on Canada’s Vancouver Island, a 13-year-old Johannes Wallmann watched as an older student turned on a boom box to share a song with a friend. “The music sounded unlike anything I’d ever heard,” he recalls. Wallmann worked up the nerve to ask who the artist was, and the answer – Miles Davis – changed the course of his life. The next day, he asked his mother to drive him to a music store. He picked out a few CDs and soon returned for more. He began studying jazz, which has since led to him performing, recording, studying, teaching and, most recently, crafting
L&S Annual Review 2015-2016
The Annual Review for the College of Letters & Science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.