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Past Guest Artists

Texas State Jazz has hosted a substantial number of big named artists/clinicians such as:

Richie Cole
Sax
Michael Weiss
Piano
Marcus Printup - trumpet Randy Brecker-trumpet
Mike Williams - lead trumpet of the Count Basie Orchestra Kirk Whalum - sax
Pete Christlieb-sax Ed Shaughnessy -Drums
Eric Marienthal
Clark Terry - trumpet
Bill Watrous - Trombone Frank Foster - Sax/composer
Jim McNeeley - Piano/composer Dick Oatts  -Sax
Marvin Stamm - trumpet Paul McKee - Trombone
Willie Thomas - trumpet Al Grey - trombone
Carmen Bradford -voice Bobby Shew - trumpet
Loren Schoenberg-sax  and  Executive Director of The Jazz Museum in Harlem Butch Miles- drums
Leni Stern - guitar Ernie Watts - sax
Brian Lynch - trumpet Andre Hayward- trombone (2003 Thelonious Monk International Jazz Trombone Competition Winner)
Fr. George Wiskirchen - Jazz Education Pioneer/legend Wes Anderson-sax
Stanley Crouch - famed jazz critic/author Ted Nash - saxophone
Michael Philip Mossman-trumpet/trombone/composer Joe Wilder-trumpet
David "Fathead" Newman - sax Shelly Berg - piano
Tads Hershorn-author/archivist, Rutgers Institute of Jazz Studies (IJS)  Rufus Reid - bass