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.

2021-2022 Jazz Artist Series

10/13/21 7:30 p.m. MTSU Jazz Artist Series, Jazz Alumni David Williford and Jovan Quallo, Saxophones 


7:30 p.m.

7:30 p.m.

5:00 p.m.

Jazz Alumni
David Williford &
Jovan Quallo

Jovan Quallo


David Williford


A Big Band Tribute
to Duffy Jackson

drummer, Chris Brown

Duffy Jackson

Brian Lynch, jazz trumpeter
MTSU Jazz Ensemble 1

in conjunction with the day-long
MTSU Illinois Jacquet Jazz Festival

Brian Lynch


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