Faculty

Full-time Faculty
José Aponte, Principal Lecturer. Latin Jazz Lab, Applied jazz drumset. Primary division: Instrumental Studies.
Tony Baker, Professor. Applied jazz trombone. Primary division: Instrumental Studies.
Jennifer Barnes, Associate Professor. Director of Vocal Jazz, Director of Jazz Singers.
Alan Baylock, Associate Professor. Director of One O'Clock Lab Band, Cordinator of Lab Bands, Conducting College Jazz Ensembles, Jazz Lecture Series
Rodney Booth, Senior Lecturer. Applied jazz trumpet, Director of Two O'Clock Lab Band, Jazz Aural Fundamentals, Small group coaching.
Pat Coil, Associate Professor. Applied jazz piano, Improvisation, Coordinator of Small Groups
Tanya Darby, Assistant Professor. Applied lead trumpet, Director of Three O'Clock Lab Band, Introduction to Jazz Recordings
Richard DeRosa, Professor, Director of Composition and Arranging
Rosana Eckert, Senior Lecturer. Applied vocal jazz, Vocal Jazz Techniques, Songwriting, Pedagogy for Non-Classical Voice
Fred Hamilton, Professor. Applied jazz guitar, improvisation, rhythm section master class.
Brad Leali, Associate Professor. Applied jazz saxophone, Jazz Chamber Music, jazz performance fundamentals for saxophone.
John Murphy, Professor. Division chair; jazz history, analysis, and research methods.
Lynn Seaton, Professor. Applied jazz bass, improvisation, rhythm section master class.
Ed Soph, Professor. Applied jazz drumset, rhythm section master class.
Mike Steinel, Professor. Applied jazz trumpet, improvisation, pedagogy of jazz, jazz trumpet performance fundamentals.

Emeritus Faculty
Dan Haerle
James Riggs
Paris Rutherford
Neil Slater
Jay Saunders

Adjunct Faculty for Fall 2016
Mike Drake, Applied jazz drumset (via Division of Instrumental Studies)
Stockton Helbing, Applied jazz drumset (via Division of Instrumental Studies)
Noel Johnston, Applied jazz guitar
Chris McGuire, Improvisation
Rich McLure, Applied jazz guitar
Carl Lundgren, Applied jazz trombone

Teaching Fellows and Teaching Assistants, Fall 2016
Sarina Bachleitner, arranging
Justin Binek, voice, West End
Colleen Clark, small groups, Nine O' Clock Lab Band
Henry Dickhoff, piano
Abdullah Ebrahim, Eight O'Clock Lab Band
Conner Eisenmenger, U-Tubes, Seven O'Clock Lab Band
Andrew Evangelista, voice, Ave C, Third Street
Brian Fincher, fundamentals
Kyle Gordon, arranging
Lea Grant, voice
Steven Heffner, bass
Brian Horton, Four O'Clock Lab Band, saxophone
Anna Jalkeus, voice
Adrian Laird, fundamentals, listening
Brent McCollough, piano, Zebras
Cooper Nelson, improvisation
Daniel Pinilla, guitar
Elliot Scozzaro, Five O'Clock Lab Band, saxophone
Ethan Stalbaum, guitar
Brian Stark, arranging
Luke Wingfield, Six O'Clock Lab Band