MTSU Jazz Artist Series

Currently in its seventeenth 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.

Concert #1

Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015
7:30 p.m.

Trombonist and Composer
Alan Ferber

Alan Ferber

Concert #2
Monday, November 23. 2015
7:30 p.m.

 Duke Ellington’s
Jazz Nutcracker
featuring The Tennessee Jazz Collective

Jazz Nutcracker 


Concert #3

Thursday, February 18, 2016
7:30 p.m.

MTSU Jazz Faculty plays
The Music of Wayne Shorter

Wayne Shorter

 Concert #4

Saturday, March 19, 2016
7:30 p.m.

 Saxophonist Steve Wilson

Part of the MTSU Illinois Jacquet Jazz Festival
all day March 19

Steve Wilson
Photo by John Abbott

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