Maître d’hôtel – Programmateur jazz

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Robert Duguay
29 ans
Vivant à New York city
Contrebassiste jazz
Maître d’Hôtel Jazz Standard, nyc

Formations & Diplômes

2007     Masters of Music in Jazz Performance – William Paterson University of New Jersey, US

2005     Bachelor of Science in International Business Management – University of Vermont, US

2004     Certificate in French Language Proficiency – Sorbonne University, Paris


Expériences professionnelles

Summer 2007 – present

Jazz Standard Maitre d’Hotel – manager assistant (New York City)

  • Welcoming guests, musicians; appropriating cover charges, coordinating between Front and Back House, and other managerial tasks
  • Educating employees and managers about jazz history; disseminating information of upcoming concerts to host/reservationist department
  • Enrolled in two Wine courses through USHG to increase knowledge and better serve guests
  • Implementing high guest retention rate techniques

2009 – present

Co-Founder and Artistic Director of “About the Swing” (New York City)

  • Hiring and coordinating with musicians, publicists, web designers, photographers, and graphic designer
  • Coordinating with school principals and teachers regarding concert dates, materials, content and presenting  jazz concerts and education at schools in the NYC borough
  • Curriculum building and creation of About the Swing study units                                    


Summer 2006

Smithsonian Institute Intern, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)

  • Research assistant under the direction of curator/author John Edward Hasse
  • Critiquing of international jazz exhibit proposals submitted by graduate museum curator students
  • Contributed toward the planning and expansion of Jazz Appreciation Month (JAM) worldwide (advertising, planning, finances)
  • Represented the Smithsonian Institute in NYC at the International Association for Jazz Education Conference and promoting JAM

Active since 2001

Freelance Jazz Musician, Composer, Teacher and Promulgator

  • Significant performance experience and business relations in Burlington, Vermont; Paris, France; Montréal, Quebec; New York City; New Orleans, Louisiana; Washington DC and more
  • 30 original compositions written in diverse genres of jazz
  • Performed with such greats as Paquito D’Rivera; The Mingus Dynasty; Mulgrew Miller; Clark Terry; and many more
  • Performed marketing and business functions related to setting up performances
  • Private instructor of bass since 2007

2005 – 2007

French Tutor (Academic Support Center of William Paterson University of New Jersey)




Compétences & Savoir Faire

  • • Microsoft Office programs-restaurant OpenTable software
  • • Music and Arts- composition, poetry, performance, business related activities
  • • Practical experience with public relations/operations/financial/human resources/management activities in small business and corporate environments
  • • Ability to multi-task
  • • Strong initiative and communication skills


    Anglais langue maternelle, Bilingue français

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