- Artist-Lecturer in jazz piano
- Jazz Literature
Jason Long is a Philadelphia native and a 20+ year professional musician and music educator in the Philadelphia/New York/Washington DC area. In 1997, he received a B.A. Degree in Music Performance from the University of the Arts, Philadelphia PA. Jason has performed and recorded with numerous local and national acts during the past two decades both as a pianist and a bassist, having performed over 3000 professional musical performances during that time, in both public and private venues. Jason is among the most working and “in need” musicians in the Philadelphia area. He enjoys staying busy primarily as a jazz musician, although he performs many different genres of music on a weekly basis.
Jason also enjoys teaching music at all levels and currently is on the faculty at Moravian College in Bethlehem, PA. Jason brings a systematic, yet creative approach to teaching jazz improvisation and theory that is tailored to the individual students needs and desires.
Jason lives just outside of Philadelphia with his family. He continues to keep a rigorous schedule of performing and teaching. In addition to performing and teaching music, Jason is also a Certified Flight Instructor and FAA rated Airline Transport Pilot.