Jazz Studies, Music Technology
Office: Smith Music Hall 315
Jeff Wolfe is an instructor of Jazz Studies and Music Technology at Marshall University. He holds a 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 performed on NPR’s nationally syndicated program Mountain Stage, 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 and a member of the International Trumpet Guild.