Jazz, New Music, World Music
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Volker Goetze is a New York-based composer, trumpeter, filmmaker and media artist. His multi-disciplinary work fuels cross-cultural dialogues. He has been investigating the oral culture and storytelling of West Africa and its influences on jazz and black culture in America. GRIOT, a feature documentary about the oral music tradition in West Africa, is Volker Goetze's debut as a film director and has since developed into a multimedia performance documentary. Mr. Goetze has held many master classes and was invited as a panelist from such distinguished institution as the Apollo Theater and the New York Foundation for the Arts.