Will Grear - 2014 Recipient

Will Grear is a member of Jazz at Princeton University Small Group I under the direction of Rudresh Mahanthappa and Creative Large Ensemble under the direction of Darcy James Argue, with recent performances alongside guest artists Walter Smith III and Grammy Award-winning pianist and composer Billy Childs.  In the fall 2017, Will has performances slated with upcoming artist-in-residence, jazz legend Archie Shepp.

Will has also now performed at Newport Jazz Festival three times.