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Mardra Thomas

Posted May 23, 2019
DeKalb, IL Vocalist/Actress Mardra Thomas has been performing for more than twenty years with the Birch Creek Jazz Orchestra. For years, she has painted a musical and historical picture of [...]
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Reggie Thomas

Posted May 23, 2019
DeKalb, IL Pianist/Organist Reggie Thomas is Coordinator of Jazz Studies at Northern Illinois University, and has taught at Michigan State University and Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville. Reggie performs with an illustrious [...]
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Tanya Darby

Posted May 23, 2019
Boston, MA Tanya Darby is an educator, bandleader, musician, and clinician. Darby is the Chair of the Brass Department at the Berklee College of Music in Boston and has previously [...]
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Nic Meyer

Posted May 23, 2019
Chicago, IL Nic Meyer serves as Director of Jazz Ensembles at New Trier High School, where he oversees a comprehensive jazz program consisting of four large jazz ensembles and six [...]
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Steve Horne

Posted May 20, 2019
Glenview, IL Steve Horne‘s career spans three decades and includes working with some of the world’s most renowned entertainers. He grew up in Phoenix, Arizona and went on to study [...]
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Clarence Hines

Posted May 20, 2019
Jacksonville, FL Clarence Hines is the Director of the School of Music and Associate Professor of Jazz Studies at the University of North Florida where he teaches jazz trombone and arranging. [...]
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Rick Haydon

Posted May 20, 2019
Edwardsville, IL Rick Haydon is Professor Emeritus of Music at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville. He currently teaches private applied jazz guitar and directs the jazz guitar ensemble. In his 30 plus [...]
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Clay Jenkins

Posted May 20, 2019
Rochester, NY Clay Jenkins’ career as a jazz artist has covered a wide range of musical experiences and responsibilities, bringing him to the forefront of the jazz performing and teaching [...]
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David Bixler

Posted May 20, 2019
New York, NY Alto saxophonist, composer, and educator David Bixler has recently embarked on an artistic reemergence with the release of three new recordings: In the Face of Chaos (2019) [...]
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Marty Robinson

Posted May 20, 2019
Appleton, WI Marty Robinson is Director of Jazz Studies and Professor of Trumpet at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. He leads his own jazz quintet and is also active as a [...]
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