MTSU Jazz Artist Series

Currently in its twenty-first 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.

2019-2020 Jazz Artist Series

Concert #1

Thursday, October 31, 2019
8:00 p.m.

Cedric Dent,
Jim Ferguson,
Ashley Kimbrough,
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Jazz Vocal Trio

 

Artist's Bios:
Dent
Ferguson
Kimbrough

Concert #2

Thursday, February 6, 2020
7:30 p.m.

Roger Humphries
Legendary drummer

Roger Humphries

 

Artist's Website

Concert #3

Friday, March 20, 2020
7:30 p.m.

 Cord Martin
Tenor Saxophonist

Cord Martin

Part of the
MTSU Illinois Jacquet Jazz Festival

Artist's Website

Concert #4

Saturday, March 21, 2020
7:30 p.m.

 Gary Smulyan
Baritone Saxophonist
Gary Smulyan  

Part of the
MTSU Illinois Jacquet Jazz Festival


Artist's Website

 

Concert #5

Tuesday, April 21, 2020
8:00 p.m.

 Erin Bode
Jazz Vocalist 
with the MTSU Singers

Erin Bode

 


Artist's Website

   


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 james.simmons@mtsu.edu.