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K-State Today

March 2, 2021

Goins publishes interview with legendary Count Basie Orchestra guitarist Will Matthews

Submitted by Blakely Bunning

Wayne Goins, university distinguished professor of music, conducted an exclusive interview with jazz guitarist Will Matthews, performer in the world-renowned Count Basie Orchestra. The interview is featured in Jazz Guitar Today, the premier online journal for jazz guitar enthusiasts all around the world.

Goins, who was recently appointed as a contributing writer to the magazine, is expected to be publishing a wide variety of pieces, including exclusive jazz artist profiles, CD reviews and articles specifically focused on jazz education.

Faculty in the School of Music, Theatre, and Dance have received Grammy awards and nominations, and Emmy awards; produced recordings on international and national CD labels and published books and journal articles with international and national publishing houses and professional organizations; and performed and presented research in every continent in the world, except Antarctica. The School of Music, Theatre, and Dance is a part of the College of Arts and Sciences. Visit the school's website to learn more about music, theatre and dance at K-State.

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