Eugene Marlow, Ph.D., has composed 180+ classical and jazz pieces for solo instruments, chamber groups, small jazz combos, and jazz big band. A former member of the BMI Jazz Composers Workshop, he has released three CDs (two jazz, one classical). He is the founder/leader of The Heritage Ensemble, a group devoted to the performance of Hebraic liturgical melodies in various jazz styles, and a founding member/co-chair, of the Milt Hinton Jazz Perspectives Concert series at Baruch College (The City University of New York). Dr. Marlow is currently researching a book on Jazz in China: A Work in Progress (working title). He is also the New York Composers Circle current Director, Media Relations and former Treasurer. He studies composition with Paul Moravec.