Student 2021 Class > Gavin Gray
Gavin Gray is a bassist from West Hartford, Connecticut. He started studying classical bass with Susan Powell, and currently studies jazz performance with Jeff Campbell. In high school, Gavin was assistant principal in the All Nationals Symphony Orchestra, a National YoungArts Jazz winner, recipient of the Essentially Ellington Outstanding Bassist award, and a member of the 2019 Vail Jazz Workshop where he had the opportunity to study with the great John Clayton. Gavin has had the opportunity to perform with artists such as Ingrid Jensen, Marshall Gilkes, Sherman Irby, Ted Nash, Elliot Mason, the New York Voices, Alexa Tarantino and others. He is currently studying Jazz and Contemporary Media at the Eastman School of Music, and intends to make a career out of pursuing his passion in music as a performer and composer.
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