Partial Listing of Schillinger Studio Students

Students of The Schillinger Studio
(Partial Listing) from research by Warren Brodsky.
Links to biographical info about many will be forthcoming as time allows.
Jeff Alexander
Meyer Alexander
Fabian Andre
Edwin Bave
Victor Bay
Richard Benda
Lawrence Berk
• Eubie Blake
• William H. Borden: “was a trustee of Manhattan School of Music for thirty years, ten of which he served as chairman of the board. His greatest affinity was for jazz, and therefore this award is given for outstanding accomplishment in that discipline.”
Will Bradely (Bradley)
Lawrence H. Bracken
• Will Bradely (mis-spelling?)
Nat Brandwynne
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0105054/bio
• Irving Brodsky
• Earle Brown
• John Cage
• Margaret Carlisle
• William Challis
• Norman Cloutier
• John Coltrane
• Carmine Coppola
• Clarence Cox
• Jesse Crawford
• Edward Lodge Curran
• Rosolino De Mario
• Robert Emmett Dolan
• Tommy Dorsey
• Vladamir Dukelsky (aka Vernon Duke)
• Alfred Evans
• Belle Fenstock
• Harry Gellert
• Russel Genner
• Edwin Gerschefski
• George Gershwin
• Felix Giardina
• Marjorie Goetschius
• Benny Goodman
• Ralph Gordon (aka Gus Levine)
• Ross Gorman
• Jerome “Jerry” Gross
• Michel Gusikoff
• Ralph Hallenbeck
• Charles Hayway
• Lennie Hayton
• Alexander Hellman
• David Holywin
• Stan Kenton
• Hal Kemp
• Nina Koshetz
• Paul Laval (aka Joe Usifer)
• Leo Lefleur
• George B. Leeman
• Oscar Levant
• Gus Levene (Ralph Gordon)
• Joseph Lilley
• Franklyn Marks
• Bernard Mayers
• John McGee
• James J. McInerney
• Albert Meiff
• Glenn Miller
• Jack Miller
• Harold Mooney
• Toots Mondello
• Lee Montgomery
• Harold Mooney
• Lyn Murray
• Red Norvo
• Val Olman
• Charles Paul
• Mel Powell
• Edward Powel
• Charles Previn
• Samuel Raitz
• Alvino Ray
• Sonny Rollins
• Harold Rome
• Ted Royal
• Myron Schaeffer
• Rudolf Schramm
• Vladamir Selinsky
• Myron Schaeffer
• Winston Sharples
• Milton Shaw
• Harry Simeone
• Frank Skinner
• Herbert Spencer
• Paul Sterrett
• Leith Stevens
• Morris Stoloff
• Freddie Stulce
Dave Torbett
• Nathan L Van Cleave
• William Welch
• Gerald F. Warbury
• Mark Warnow
• Lazar Weiner
• Milton Weinstein
• Paul Whiteman
• Ralph Wingert
• John Winters
• Samuel Zimbalist
• Howard Kirshenbaum (aka Zvi Keren)

Musicians who learned the system from his students, other musicians, or books: (from research by Lou Pine, Phil Di Tullio, and Arthur Kegerreis)

Toshiko Akiyoshi
Bruce Arnold
Charlie Banacos
John Barry
Richard Benda
Bob Bianco
Opher Brayer
Mark Costa
Henry Cowell
Bruno Degazio
Phil Di Tullio
Robert Emmett Dolan
Yaron Herman
A.M. Jones
Quincy Jones
Yusef Lateef
Franklyn Marks
Frank Metis
Vic Mizzy
Jason Moran
Lyn Murray
Lou Pine
Alexandre Reche e Silva
Edgar Redmond
Muhal Richard Adams
Mikel Rouse
Rudolf Schramm
Ruth Crawford Seeger
Nicholas Slonimsky
Andre Stephani
Charles Stepney
Leith Stevens
Nathan Van Cleave
Jerome Walman
Roland Wiggins
Carl Stallings (his library included SSMC but it’s not known if he utilized it)