Scotty Hard

In the summer of 1988, Scotty Hard, a native of Vancouver, Canada, heard the first rebellious wails of saxaphone on P.E.’s “Rebel Without A Pause,” permanently altering his destiny.

Shahzad Ismaily

Composer, producer and multi instrumentalist Shahzad Ismaily holds a masters degree in biochemistry from Arizona State University, but decided to delve into sound alchemy as a path instead.

Honeychild Coleman

Specialization: History, Culture | The Ghost Program

Honeychild Coleman started her musical career during the hot summer of 1993, busking in the New York City subway system. From 1998 onward she is a founding member and organizer of the Sistagrrrl Riots, performing experimental electronic music, and more recently fronting the blues-punk outfit The 1865, post-punk trio Bachslider and electro-punk duo GKA.

Val Jeanty

Specialization: Performance, Ear Training | Ear, The Ghost Program

Val-Inc (Val Jeanty) is a Haitian-born composer, percussionist and turntablist, who uses technology to lead listeners into her dream- like expressionism of Afro-Creole and “Afro- Electronica®” compositions.

Prince Paul

Specialization: Production | The Ghost Program, Beyond the Beat

Paul began his career as a DJ for Stetsasonic. Since then he has worked on albums by Boogie Down Productions, MC Lyte, Big Daddy Kane and 3rd Bass, among others.


Specialization: Production, Sampling, Vocals | The Ghost Program, Art of the Sound Clash

HPrizm is known for “Evoking images of Sun Ra and Afrika Bambatta at once (Jesse Sewer XL8R magazine). As the founding member of the critically acclaimed Antipop Consortium, Prizm has consistently challenged the boundaries of traditional hip-hop, winning the praise of taste makers across the globe.

Juma Sultan

Specialization: Production, Performance | The Ghost Program

Juma Sultan is a legendary musician, producer, educator and activist whom has collaborated with such luminary artists as Jimi Hendrix, Sonny Simmons, Archie Shepp, Pharaoh Sanders, James “Blood” Ullmer, Dave Burell, Sam Rivers and many more.

Max Glazer

Specialization: DJ, Promotion, Production | The Ghost Program

One of the most versatile DJs on the New York club scene, Dj Max Glazer has been the tour DJ for many international acts, such as Rihanna, Baby Cham and Chronixx to name a few.


Specialization: Recording, Mixing | The Ghost Program

Danny grew up in Ohio surrounded by musicians playing, singing, and stomping feet. Acoustic guitar, banjo, fiddle, dobro, mandolin, bass, and plenty of vocal harmony. At age 8 he heard the Beatles, put down his fiddle, picked up a guitar, and never looked back.