Jeff Jarvis

Jeff Jarvis

born: November 16, 1952

 

Jeff Jarvis comes from a family of music educators and has distinguished himself as a trumpeter, composer, professor and music publisher. He presently serves as Director of Jazz Studies at the Bob Cole Conservatory at California State University Long Beach and has been awarded several Global Music Awards for his compositions. GMA also honored Jeff with a “Lifetime Contributions to Jazz and Jazz Education” award in 2019.  

 

As an S.E. Shires trumpet artist, adjudicator and clinician, Jarvis makes frequent appearances with professional and school ensembles. Performances include Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Denver Symphony Orchestra, Syracuse Symphony Orchestra, Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, USAF Airmen of Note, US Army Jazz Ambassadors, US Army Blues, Jazz Knights of the United States Military Academy Band at West Point, USAF Commanders Jazz Band, USAF Shades of Blue, Riverside Jazz Orchestra, Dallas Jazz Orchestra, Oslo Big Band (Norway), Frank Mantooth Jazz Orchestra, Tom Kubis Big Band and more. As a conductor, Jeff has led honors jazz bands including all-state jazz ensembles in 39 states and 4 Canadian provinces. Jeff Jarvis is a Past President of the California Alliance for Jazz, served as Vice-President of the International Association for Jazz Education, and was co-owner of Kendor Music Publishing from 1985-2015.

 

Jeff's solo recordings as a jazz trumpeter and composer have won critical acclaim and placed high on national air play charts. His early career as a studio trumpeter encompasses over 100 recordings for such names as Lou Rawls, Michael Jackson, Melba Moore, The O’Jays and many more. Live performance credits include Gladys Knight, Van Morrison, Dizzy Gillespie, Louie Bellson, Joe Williams, Benny Golson, Jon Hendricks, Jimmy Heath, Joe Lovano, Henry Mancini, Slide Hampton, Kevin Mahogany, Grady Tate, Eddie Daniels, Rob McConnell, and Doc Severinsen.  As a composer and arranger, Jeff Jarvis writes commissioned music for school, military, professional big bands and pops orchestras. Jarvis has composed and/or arranged over 175 published works for UNC Jazz Press and Kendor Music and has co-authored The Jazz Educators Handbook with Doug Beach, The Chord Voicing Handbook with Matt Harris, and Effective Etudes For Jazz, Volumes 1 & 2with Mike Carubia.

 

Email: jarvis251@gmail.com Website: www.jeffjarvis.net

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Time For A Change

Time For A Change

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Time To Testify (Digital Download Only)

Time To Testify (Digital Download Only)

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Trumpets Forever (Digital Download Only)

Trumpets Forever (Digital Download Only)

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Two Ceremonial Classics (Digital Download Only)

Two Ceremonial Classics (Digital Download Only)

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Undercover Bossa

Undercover Bossa

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Updraft

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Word (Digital Download Only)

Word (Digital Download Only)

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