The Jazz Professor

  • The Bay Area Tribute to Bill Bell – Celebrating His Musical Legacy & 80th Birthday

    Bill Bell Tribute

    Family, friends, fellow musicians and alumnus will celebrate the musical legacy of William “Bill” Bell, fondly known as The Jazz Professor, on his 80th birthday, Tuesday, July 12, 2016 at The Phillip Reeder Performing Arts Center on the Castlemont High School Campus in Oakland at 7:00 p.m. A highly versatile musician, Bill Bell is widely known for his work in composition, arranging, and conducting as well as music education.  He taught music in the Oakland School District, is the retired chairman…

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