Faculty

Faculty in the Jazz and Improvised Music program—all seasoned professionals with serious touring and recording credits—guide students in mastering their chosen instruments and in applying musical concepts for performance in small and large ensemble settings. Our faculty represent a range of strengths and areas of interest from traditional jazz to the avant-garde.

 

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Chair, Jazz Studies;
Donald E. Petersen
Endowed Professor; Associate Professor
billfrisell
Affiliate Professor
tedpoor
Artist in Residence, Drums
lukebergman
Artist in Residence, Bass
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Artist in Residence, Saxophone
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Assistant Professor, Composition
richardkarpen
Director, School of Music;
Aura Morrison Endowed Professor
tomcollier
Chair, Percussion; Professor, Percussion
fredradke
Lecturer, Jazz (Big Band era)
marcseales
Professor, Jazz Piano
PHarshmanBW
Artist in Residence, Studio Jazz Ensemble
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Ryan Ferreira
Artist in Residence, Jazz Studies
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Steve Korn
Artist in Residence, Drums