Paul Rostock
  • Artist-Lecturer in Jazz & Classical BassPaul Rostock image
  • Jazz theory
  • Bass Pedagogy
  • Bass Literaturature


Paul Rostock has been on the faculty at Moravian since 1991 as an instructor of double bass and bass guitar. He has directed jazz ensembles and teaches jazz history and improvisation practicum. Paul is also one of the directors for the popular July Jazz Getaway and accompanies the guest artists who appear annually at the camp.

Rostock is also an active free lance musician performing in a multitude of musical settings .Some of the popular artists he has performed with include Frank Sinatra, Olivia Newton John, Maureen McGovern, Perry Como, Joel Grey, Sandy Duncan, John Davidson and Steve Allen. Jazz artists who Paul has appeared with include Stanley Turrentine, Urbie Green, Bob Dorough, Maynard Ferguson, David Fathead Newman, Clark Terry, John Coates, Bobby Watson, Ellis Marsalis, Al Grey, Buddy Childers, Carl Fontana and Bill Watrous. He also tours and records with vocalist Frank Sinatra Jr. and his orchestra.

Paul and his family reside in Stroudsburg Pa. and he has been actively involved in the fertile jazz scene there performing annually at the Delaware Water Gap Celebration of the Arts jazz festival.