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A native of Brooklyn, New York, Mr. Griffen moved to the Pioneer Valley with his family in 2014. He brings with him a wealth of experience from positions at, among others, the NBC-Universal Film Archives, Rutgers University’s Institute of Jazz Studies, and New York Public Library’s research centers at Lincoln Center and the Schwarzman Building on 5th Avenue. In Massachusetts he has worked at Holyoke Community College, Smith College, and Amherst College.
Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Music Composition from SUNY-Purchase College (1999)
Masters of Library and Information Science (MLIS) from UCLA (2007)
As a musician, Mr. Griffen has performed throughout the States and abroad, including major festivals like Primavera Sound in Barcelona, Lollapalooza in Chicago, and on BBC Radio 1 in London with legendary presenter, John Peel.