Collaborative Artists and Educators

a project by Bridge Arts and Education


Bob Shaut

Saxophonist, Composer, Arranger, Band Leader

Bob's compositions can be found on several recordings, including “Shaut's Thoughts”, “Yo! Say 'men to Dis!” by the KHS Jazz Ensemble, "America Remembers" by the University of Southern Mississippi's Sax Chamber Orchestra and most recently, “The Saxophone and the Drum”, recorded by Sax Life.


Dan Shaut

Director, Bridge Arts

Saxophonist Dan Shaut is a Kingston, N.Y. native with 17 years of professional experience. He received his master’s degree in saxophone performance at the University of Maryland in 2003 and his bachelor’s degree in music education at Ithaca College in 2001. He has studied with Steve Mauk, Steve Brown, Chris Vadala and Dale Underwood.


Peter Einhorn

Guitarist,Educator,Composer,Band Leader

Guitarist / composer Peter Einhorn’s most recent recording is “Seems Like New (Old) Times” with the Woodstock JQ. He has performed and / or recorded with Jim Hall, Plácido Domingo, Jimmy Cobb, Steve Swallow, David Amram, John Scofield, John Abercrombie, Steve Kuhn, Eddie Daniels, Ray Mantilla, Roland Hanna, and the Met (Metropolitan Opera) in NYC. Peter Einhorn is a graduate of the University of Miami jazz program and holds a Masters degree in Composition. He is an award winning composer who has scored dozens of films and whose work can be heard on radio, national T.V. and multimedia formats"...a man whose guitar playing and composing I've enjoyed for years" –Jim Hall


Brad Hubbard

Saxophonist, Flutist, Chamber musician

Champion of the concert Baritone Saxophone former member of the New Century Saxophone Quartet current member of 3rd Bell, a multi-genre improvising trio


Emily Kate Einhorn

Vocalist, Pianist, Composer, Violinist

Emily has been playing music since just three years old when she began violin. She began singing jazz professionally with her family at seven. From there she has done voice over work, composed several albums worth of music, recorded and coproduced original compositions, participated in string quartets, musical theater productions-including lead roles, acapella groups, and was the lead vocalist for the Kingston High School jazz ensemble for three years. She opened for Peter Yarrow with her original music. She currently lives in NYC.


Tristen Napoli

Collaborative Artist & Educator

brass, beginner piano, jazz improvisation, theory, composition


Chris Pasin

Trumpeter, composer, bandleader

A resident of the upper Hudson Valley, Chris Pasin has played with a who's who of jazz greats, released four albums, and continues to create music and opportunities for musicians and audiences.


Neil "Nail" Alexander

Pianist, Synthesist, Composer, Band Leader, Educator

NEIL ALEXANDER is a world renowned Pianist, Synthesist, Keyboardist & Composer who works with music in all forms and styles (including jazz, rock, funk, blues, electronica, ambient and contemporary classical). He is also active in Production, Live Sound engineering, Theater, Modern Dance and Film. In 2015 Neil was awarded Individual Artist Of The Year by the Orange County Arts Council.