Saxophone, Flute, Clarinet, Piano
Jeff has been teaching and performing professionally for close to a decade. He plays in several bands and can be heard regularly across the Denver Metro area. He recently received his Master of Arts Degree in Music – Emphasis in Jazz Studies from the University of Iowa and won the 2016 Downbeat Graduate Student Music Award for Best Blues/Pop/Rock Soloist. He has recorded with many different groups of various genres, and released his own auspicious debut album of all original compositions in 2015. Jeff enjoys teaching students of all ages and abilities, and specializes in woodwinds, piano, jazz improvisation, composition, and theory. Some of his past students have gone on to win prestigious soloist awards, achieve top seats in classical and jazz all-state festivals, and attend well respected universities for musical studies.