MTSU Jazz Artist Series

Currently in its twenty-second season, the MTSU Jazz Artist Series brings internationally-renowned jazz artists to the region for performances and educational workshops. Past guest artists have included some of the most important jazz musicians and educators in jazz history. Artists have included clarinetist Eddie Daniels, saxophonists Benny Golson, Phil Woods, David Liebman, Eric Alexander, Bob Mintzer and Dick Oatts, and Grammy-award winning artists Slide Hampton, Jim McNeeley, Tim Hagans, Peter Erskine, Rufus Reid, Randy Brecker, Paul Mckee, Donald Brown, and Terell Stafford. Committed to jazz education, we are proud to present this unique concert series to Middle Tennessee.

2022-2023 Jazz Artist Series


Fall, 2022

Jazz Faculty Showcase

MTSU Jazz Faculty Showcase

Thursday September 29, 2022
7:30pm in Hinton Music Hall,
Wright Music Building on the MTSU campus
Individual tickets are $12

MTSU Students and Faculty FREE

For more information, or to reserve tickets:
Tickets for Jazz Artist Series
contact: Jamey Simmons, email



Spring, 2023

February Jazz Artist Series

For more information, or to reserve tickets, contact: Jamey Simmons, email:


All concerts are in Hinton Music Hall of the Wright Music Building on the MTSU campus. Individual tickets are $10. For more information, or to reserve tickets, contact: Jamey Simmons, email