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Jeffrey Libman

Clinical Asst Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 0405
Instructor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 0405
Instructor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 0405
Biography

Chicago-born jazz guitarist Jeff Libman is a clinical assistant professor of jazz studies at Arizona State University. He holds a doctorate in music education from ASU. Libman is vice president of the board of Jazz in Arizona, the 501(c)(3) organization that opened The Nash, Phoenix’s jazz performance and education center. As a jazz guitarist, Libman performs frequently in the Phoenix metropolitan area, sharing the stage with some of Arizona’s finest jazz musicians, including Michael Kocour, Brice Winston, Dom Moio, and Eric Rasmussen. His most recent album, "Strange Beauty," was released in late 2016 on the Cellar Live label. The album received extensive radio airplay and reached #26 on the JazzWeek chart. 

Education
  • Ph.D. Music Education, Arizona State University 2014
  • Master's degree. Music Education (Jazz Studies), Arizona State University 2006
  • Bachelor's degree. Music Education (Choral Music), Northwestern University School of Music, Evanston, IL  (000
Audio
"And I Love Her" from Strange Beauty - 2016 (w/ Michael Kocour, piano; Ben Hedquist, bass; Dom Moio, drums)
Research Interests

Research interests include the relationships between jazz studies majors' in-school and out-of-school learning and experience, mash-ups, and microrhythms in jazz performance.

Fall 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
MUP 111Studio Instruction
MUS 294Special Topics
MUP 311Studio Instruction
MUS 347Jazz in America
MUP 479Chamber Music Ensembles
MUP 486Jazz Band
MUP 499Individualized Instruction
MUP 579Chamber Music Ensembles
MUP 586Jazz Band
Spring 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
MUP 111Studio Instruction
MUP 121Studio Instruction
MUP 311Studio Instruction
MUE 321Jazz Lab
MUS 347Jazz in America
MTC 441Jazz Composition
MUP 479Chamber Music Ensembles
MUP 495Performance
MUP 496Performance
MUP 511Studio Instruction
MUE 560Jazz Pedagogy
MUP 579Chamber Music Ensembles
MTC 598Special Topics
Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
MUP 111Studio Instruction
MUS 294Special Topics
MUP 311Studio Instruction
MUS 347Jazz in America
MUP 479Chamber Music Ensembles
MUP 486Jazz Band
MUP 499Individualized Instruction
MUP 579Chamber Music Ensembles
MUP 586Jazz Band
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
MUP 111Studio Instruction
MUP 121Studio Instruction
MUP 311Studio Instruction
MUE 321Jazz Lab
MUS 347Jazz in America
MTC 441Jazz Composition
MUP 479Chamber Music Ensembles
MUP 486Jazz Band
MUP 495Performance
MUP 496Performance
MUE 560Jazz Pedagogy
MUP 579Chamber Music Ensembles
MUP 586Jazz Band
MTC 598Special Topics
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
MUP 111Studio Instruction
MUS 294Special Topics
MUP 311Studio Instruction
MUS 347Jazz in America
MUP 479Chamber Music Ensembles
MUP 486Jazz Band
MUP 499Individualized Instruction
MUP 579Chamber Music Ensembles
MUP 586Jazz Band
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
MUP 111Studio Instruction
MUP 311Studio Instruction
MUE 321Jazz Lab
MUS 347Jazz in America
MTC 441Jazz Composition
MUP 479Chamber Music Ensembles
MUP 486Jazz Band
MUP 495Performance
MUP 496Performance
MUE 560Jazz Pedagogy
MUP 586Jazz Band
MTC 598Special Topics
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
MUP 111Studio Instruction
MUS 294Special Topics
MUP 311Studio Instruction
MUS 347Jazz in America
MUP 479Chamber Music Ensembles
MUP 486Jazz Band
MUP 499Individualized Instruction
MUP 579Chamber Music Ensembles
MUP 586Jazz Band
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
MUP 111Studio Instruction
MUP 311Studio Instruction
MUE 321Jazz Lab
MTC 441Jazz Composition
MUP 479Chamber Music Ensembles
MUP 486Jazz Band
MUP 495Performance
MUP 496Performance
MUP 586Jazz Band
MTC 598Special Topics
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
MUP 111Studio Instruction
MUP 311Studio Instruction
MUE 394Special Topics
MTC 441Jazz Composition
MUP 486Jazz Band
MUP 586Jazz Band