Jazz Ensemble: Dr. David Champouillon, Director

Jazz Combos: Martin Walters, Director

The instrumental jazz ensembles are devoted to the study of jazz and pop styles. Attention is given to improvisation and understanding stylistic techniques. Participation is open to all university students through consultation with the director.


Steve Turre, trombone

Jon Faddis, trumpet

Maynard Furgeson and Big Bop Nouveau

Ron Modell, trumpet

Marvin Stamm Quartet
(Ed Soph, Bill Mays, Rufus Reid)

Kathy Kosins, vocalist

Vince DiMartino and Doc Severinson

Al Hood, trumpet

Additional guest artists who have performed at ETSU include The Airmen of Note, Spyro Gyra, USAF Airman of Note Alumni, and Rita Collidge. Solo artists also include saxophonists Chip McNeil, Jim Snidero, Walt Weiskopf, Joe Carello, and Frank Grosso; trumpeters Tony Scodwell, Greg Wing, Jon Yates, Jim Ward; trombonists Conrad Herwig and Rick Simerly, pianist Lenore Raphael and Mark Maegdlin, bassist Jon schwabe, and percussionist Marvin Sparks and famed Tonight Show Band percussionist Ed Shaughnessy.

For more information regarding the ETSU Jazz Ensemble or Jazz Combos contact Dr. David Champouillon at 423-439-6955 or