Visiting Artist Program

The Visiting Artist Program brings in jazz artists from Canada and the US for the benefit of our Music students and the interested public.  Each appearance includes a clinic or workshop and a concert.

For information about upcoming artists, please go to our Events page.
An incomplete list of Visiting Artists in our history:

Chad Wackerman, drums                                                                                                                                                                                                      Tom Luer, saxophone                                                                                                                                                                                                            Heather Bambrick, vocalist                                                                                                                                                                                                (other scheduled concerts – Gilad Hekselman, guitar, and Peter Hum, piano, will be rescheduled due to the COVID-19 pandemic)

Mike Stern, guitar
Jay Jennings, trumpet
Ethan Ardelli, drums
Kirk MacDonald and Harold Mabern, saxophone and piano

Marshall Gilkes, trombone
Mike Rud, guitar
Tierney Sutton, vocalist
Matt Wilson, drums

Florian Hoefner Quartet (with Seamus Blake)
Lage Lund, guitar
Linda Oh, bass

2015 & 2014
Lorne Lofsky, guitar
Cyrille Aimée, voice
Phil Dwyer, saxophone
Larry Grenadier, bass
Eric Harland, drums
Andy Laverne, piano

Other artists who have visited:

Steve LaSpina
Michael Moore
Neil Swainson
Jim Vivian

Duende (vocal group)
Sunny Wilkinson
Roberta Gamborini

Terry Promaine
Bret Zvacek

Randy Brecker
Yasek Manzano
Marvin Stamm
Kenny Wheeler

Kelly Jefferson
Jerry Bergonzi
Tara Davidson
Aaron Lington
Mike Murley
Ralph Bowen

Peter Erskine
Jeff Hamilton
Dafnis Prieto
Jimmy Cobb
Joey Baron
Adam Nussbaum
John Riley
Ted Warren
Dave Weckl
Dick Sisto (vibraphone)

Hal Galper
Hernán Lopez-Nussa
Oliver Jones
Dave Restivo
John Taylor
David Braid
Doug Riley (organ)

Fred Hamilton
Gene Bertoncini
John Stowell
Vic Juris
Jonathan Kreisberg
Jimmy Bruno
Ben Monder
Ralph Towner
Adam Rogers
John Abercrombie