Jazz Fest

Join us on Sunday, January 27th from 2pm-4pm for a special Jazz Fest for students and teachers!

The event features Dr. Bert Ligon, Director of Jazz Studies at the University of South Carolina. He received his Bachelor of Music and his Master of Music in jazz piano performance and arranging from the University of North Texas. Ligon has published three books, “Jazz Theory Resources Vol. 1 & 2,” “Connecting Chords with Linear Harmony,” and “Comprehensive Technique for the Jazz Musician.” Mr. Ligon has published several original compositions and arrangements for big band, jazz orchestra and steel drum ensembles.

COWBOY CHARLIE’S JOURNEY was Commissioned by The MIDWEST CLINIC in Celebration of the 2018 Conference.

At USC, Mr. Ligon coordinates the jazz combos and big bands, jazz strings, teaches jazz theory, jazz improvisation, arranging and applied jazz lessons. He plays piano, guitar and third base.

RSVP here, and join us for a reception following the event!

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