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Live Music: Tyreek Jackson (Jazz Trio)



Tyreek Jackson is a graduate of Berklee College of Music where he earned a degree in Interdisciplinary Composition. Tyreek is currently a TC student in the Music and Music Ed program, and he gives private guitar and bass lessons to the people within the Columbia community. His performance with fellow graduates of Berklee blends fine jazz standards and original compositions.


With more than 15 years of experience, Dustin Kaufman brings a fresh enthusiasm to each song he plays. Trained as a Jazz drummer, he has branched out to play everything from Blues and Pop, to Rock and Gospel. He was recently chosen as one of 12 semi-finalists in the Thelonious Monk International Drums competition held in Washington, D.C. Kaufman attended the High School for the Performing and Visual Arts in Houston. He received his Undergraduate Degree from The New School in New York, a Master of Music Degree from Manhattan School of Music, and a Master of Education Degree from Columbia University Teacher's College. Living in New York for the past seven years, he plays regularly at area clubs, including Smalls, Sweet Rhythm, and the Iridium Jazz Club. He has also performed at The Kennedy Center, Lincoln Center, and the Bern Jazz Festival in Switzerland.


Originally from Akron, Ohio, jazz guitarist Tim Basom moved to New York in 2009 to pursue his Master's degree from the Manhattan School of Music. Since being in the city, Tim has had the opportunity to perform with incredible musicians in some of the greatest venues in New York, including Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola, The Iridium, Cornelia Street Cafe, Joe's Pub, and the Highline Ballroom. He is also an educator, and is on faculty at the Turtle Bay Music School and the Larchmont Music Academy.

The Everett Cafe proudly sponsors 1-hour musical performances by musicians, solo through to quintets, from the Teachers College community. Whether eclectic blues, Latin jazz, traditional folk, or classical with a gypsy twist, there is variety and talent to be enjoyed as you sip your Starbucks; mingle with friends and colleagues; peruse bestsellers and news; or simply study. 

Anyone interested in participating in the Everett Cafe music program is welcome to contact
online support for further details.
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  • Jennifer Govan
  • 212-678-3022
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