Adonis Rose is a Grammy-award winning artist, composer, educator, and producer from the city of New Orleans, LA. He has played and recorded with the biggest names in Jazz, including Terence Blanchard, Betty Carter, and Wynton Marsalis, and has performed on the most renowned stages in the world such as Carnegie Hall, Apollo Theater, and Jazz at Lincoln Center. Mr. Rose has over fifty recordings to his credit and in 2010 won a Grammy Award with the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra for Best Large Ensemble. In 2017 he was named the Artistic Director of the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra (NOJO) where he has focused on developing educational and community programs, leading performances, and developing partnerships associated with The Jazz Market, a 350-seat performance venue in the New Orleans’ Central City neighborhood which is home to the orchestra. Mr. Rose joined the Dean’s Advisory Council in 2019.