Las Vegas Jazz Society
Board of Directors Biographies
ADAM SCHROEDER is currently serving as Secretary to the Board. He is a full-time professional Jazz musician and educator, on the faculty of the UNLV Jazz Studies program. . He feels that he offers a fresh set of openminded eyes and ideas coming from someone who works within this diverse Jazz landscape with the youngest and most enthusiastic souls as well as those that have set the model and bar on what it is to be a Jazz musician.
He offers his services to LVJS, an outgoing, tenured organization whose goals are to continue to promote and preserve the music we so love on a daily basis.
Directors (Executive Board)
CHUCK CARTER was elected to the Board in 2017. Chuck is a well know figure and volunteer at many Jazz Society functions. After establishing residency here in 2003, he quickly became part to the local jazz scene and was able to fulfill a lifelong dream when he became a jazz DJ at KUNV’s (91.5) Classic Jazz programming format. He taught the UNLV OSHER/OLLI Jazz Appreciation Class for several years, a class designed to teach the history and preservation as well as to instill an appreciation of jazz music. Drawing from the wealth of musicians and vocalists in our city, Chuck often featured live music within the classroom setting so that participants could experience and better understand the idiom