Online home of trombonist, composer, and educator Michael Dease

Jun
25
Jul 7

Skidmore Jazz Institute

Trombone and Ensembles Faculty at Skidmore College, located in beautiful Saratoga Springs, NY - Apply here https://www.skidmore.edu/summerjazz/


Jun
18
Jun 24

MSU Jazz Big Band Symposium

Trombone Faculty - directed by Prof. Rodney Whitaker at Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI   If you are interested in attending for 2017 email me asap. Here is an article from last year http://msutoday.msu.edu/news/2014/msu-hosts-first-ever-big-band-symposium/

Apr
19
7:30 pm19:30

Swing Dance with MSU Jazz Orchestras

This is my favorite big band concert of the year- we meet in Dem Hall at 7:30PM and Dance for about 3 hours.  My band, Jazz Orchestra 3 kicks it off. Don't be late!  East Lansing, MI

Apr
4
Apr 9

Christian McBride Big Band

Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola - NYC  2 Sets each night- check www.jalc.org for cover charge and set times.  CD Release!  Christian always has an amazing show- come hang for a bit!

Apr
2
Apr 4

Oklahoma State University Clinic

Big fun with Dr. Tommy Poole and his students!  Visit the OSU website for more information about activities there.  

Feb
24
8:00 pm20:00

MSU Professors of Jazz

Live from Cook Recital Hall in the Music Building at Michigan State University 8PM.  Get your tickets early- this show features my amazing colleagues Etienne Charles, Diego Rivera, Xavier Davis, Randy Napoleon, Randy Gelispie led by the man himself, Rodney Whitaker.

Feb
16
Feb 18

Conducting Northwest Honor Jazz Band

Bellevue, WA Washington Music Educators Association - Guest Conductor for Jazz Honor Band - I've very excited to hear this group of young musicians!  

Dec
9
8:00 pm20:00

MSU Jazz Orchestras Play LIVE!

Michael Dease conducts Jazz Orchestra 3 at Michigan State University featuring Special Guest Artist legendary bassist/composer/educator Rufus Reid at MSU's Fairchild Theater music.msu.edu

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