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Paul Rostock

Chris Rogers
July 19, 2021
Tony Marino
July 25, 2022
Tony Marino
July 25, 2022
Chris Rogers
July 19, 2021
Paul Rostock– bass
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Paul Rostock has served on the faculty of Moravian University since 1991 as an artist/lecturer and instructor of Double Bass and Bass Guitar. He has directed jazz ensembles; taught private jazz history and improvisation practicums and he directs the Moravian Fusion Ensemble. He is a past recipient of the T. Edgar. Shields Award for distinguished studio instruction and was named the Pa Jazz Collective Artist of the Year in 2017.

Serving as a director for the annual Summer Youth Jazz Camp, Paul is a versatile and sought after freelance musician. He has appeared with many popular artists including Frank Sinatra, Frank Sinatra, Jr., Michael Feinstein, Steve Tyrell, Monica Mancini, Maureen McGovern, Toni Tennille, and Bobby Rydell. Jazz artists Paul has performed with include Maynard Ferguson, Phil Woods, Clark Terry, Urbie Green, Randy Brecker, Stanley Turrentine, Bob Dorough, Carl Fontana, Jon Faddis and David “Fathead Newman.

Regional jazz groups Paul is associated with include Rob Stoneback Big Band, David Leonhardt, The Marko Marcinko Latin Jazz Quintet and La Cuccina. He has appeared at the COTA Jazz Festival since its inception and often performs at the Deer Head Inn. It’s rumored that Rostock is the bass player depicted in episodes of The Family Guy that feature Sinatra Jr.’s band as Paul toured and recorded with the late vocalist Frank Sinatra Jr for almost four decades.

“Everybody in the band stayed for decades. It’s like a second family.” Paul Rostock