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Nicholas N Green

Year: Senior (Citizen)

Major: Jazz Studies

Hometown: (Red Hook) Brooklyn, NY

Favorite food: Pizzzzza

Sign: Scorpio (November 19th)     

Color: Red

 What is your motivation to succeed?

I am motivated by my friends particularly the ones from EOP/MAP, by my professors and by all great minds in this world. Especially by a few legends in the music who I’ve been lucky to be so close to Barry Harris, Charles McPherson and many, many more. I want to be a force of good in the world, there are so many awful things out there. 

 Tell us something most people don’t know about you.

I am an Eagle Scout and I love Boxing.

 What are your long term goals?

My long term goals are to keep learning my instrument the Alto Saxophone and continue mastering it. I have developed interest lately in writing music possibly for films one day. As my mentor Charles McPherson says “I just want to play the horn man!” 

  What does EOP/MAP mean to you?

EOP/MAP means EVERYTHING to me. I would not have been accepted to Purchase College if not for EOP, and had opportunities to perform in such great venues as the Blue Note NYC and Dizzy’s club Jazz at Lincoln Center with the Purchase Jazz Orchestra for 4 years straight.

 What’s your most invaluable experience at Purchase?

I am all about my horn!