Office: Smith Music Hall 315
Mr. Wolfe teaches courses in jazz studies and applied trumpet, conducts the MU Jazz Combo I and Jazz Ensemble II, and coordinates the Jomie Jazz Guest Artists Series. Mr. Wolfe holds an M.M. in Jazz Studies from the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, where he studied jazz improvisation, pedagogy, history, and composition with world-famous jazz educator and composer David Baker. As an Associate Instructor of Jazz Studies at Indiana University, Jeff conducted one of the IU jazz ensembles and taught jazz improvisation. Jeff also holds a B.A. in Music Education from Marshall University. He is a former trumpet student of John Rommel, Edmund Cord, Pat Harbison, and Dominic Spera. Jeff is an active performer, adjudicator, and clinician having appeared on NPR’s nationally syndicated program Mountain Stage, and frequently performs with Columbia Records recording artist and former America’s Got Talent winner Landau Eugene Murphy, Jr. He has served as an adjudicator for the jazz division of the National Trumpet Competition, and appeared as a clinician for the Nashville Songwriters Association International. Mr. Wolfe is a charter member of the Jazz Education Network where he serves on the education committee, and is also a member of the International Trumpet Guild.