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2019 All-State Jazz Band Clinicians


Gold Band - Ronald Carter is Distinguished Professor, UNC-Fayetteville State University, Fayetteville, NC. He is former director of the world-renowned Northern Illinois University (NIU) Jazz Ensemble and former Director of Jazz Studies and is continuing to educate students in jazz education and performance on university, high school and performing arts schools and campuses across the country, South America and Canada. He has performed, conducted and presented clinics at regional, national, and international conferences, and directed all-state jazz bands in Illinois, Indiana, Rhode Island, Missouri, Texas, Wisconsin, Colorado, Iowa, Maine, Kentucky, Vermont, Arizona, Kansas, Arkansas, Tennessee, South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia, Washington, Oregon and Massachusetts. Carter conducted the Florida State University Tri - State All-Star Jazz Band in 2017. An abbreviated list of his honors and awards includes Downbeat Magazine’s Jazz Educators Hall of Fame, The Woody Herman Music Award (Birch Creek Music Center), The 1991 Milken National Distinguished Educator Award, Southern Illinois University Excellence in Teaching Award, and the St. Louis American Newspaper’s Excellence in Teaching Award and Northern Illinois University Board of Trustees Professorship. Recently accepted appointment as Felton J. Capel Distinguished Professor of Performing and Fine Arts UNC – Fayetteville State University, Fayetteville, NC. Carter’s projects includes former International Consultant for the Essentially Ellington Jazz Competition sponsored by Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York; former Lead Artist for the Jazz At Lincoln Center Band Director’s Academy; Co-Author for Alfred Publications “Swingin’ On The Bars”, and co-author of GIA Music Publications “Teaching Music Through Performance in Jazz – Book I & II as well as a contributing author to the Beginning Jazz Ensemble Textbook.Carter is currently an artist for Conn-Selmer Inc. and D’Addario Woodwinds –(Rico Reeds)


Silver Band - Jerry Tolson is professor of jazz studies and music education at the University of Louisville, where he is chair of the music education division, directs instrumental and vocal jazz ensembles and teaches jazz pedagogy, jazz style, jazz history, and African American Music classes. He is a clinician for Alfred Music, a consultant for Pearson Educational Publishing, and serves as an adjudicator, guest conductor, and jazz camp instructor internationally. A graduate of Drake University and the University of North Texas, Tolson has made presentations at state, regional, and national Music Education conferences, the International Association for Jazz Education Conference, Jazz Education Network, and the Midwest Clinic. as well as universities in the U.S. and abroad. Tolson’s articles have appeared in Music Educator’s Journal, Jazz Educator’s Journal, The Journal of Jazz Studies, and The Instrumentalist, and he is a contributor to the following publications: Teaching Music Through Performance in Jazz, (ed. Carter and Miles), Jazz Pedagogy: The Jazz Educator’s Handbook and Resource Guide (Dunscomb and Hill), and The Jazzer’s Cookbook: Creative Recipes for Players and Teachers. Tolson has been named to “Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers”, and has received the Kentucky Music Educators “College Teacher of the Year” award and the University of Louisville Distinguished Faculty Service and Multicultural Teaching Awards. Tolson has served as a board member of the University of Louisville Athletic Association, the University Club of Louisville, and IAJE. His other professional memberships include the American Federation of Musicians, Jazz Education Network, ASCAP, NARAS, College Music Society, National Band Association, Louisville Jazz Society, and National Association for Music Education.


Bronze Band - Dr. Wes Parker has served as the Director of Jazz Studies at North Carolina State University since 2006. He directs the jazz ensembles, coaches jazz combos, teaches jazz history and jazz improvisation, instructs students in the low brass studio, and served as the Assistant Director of the NC State Marching Band from 2006-2010. Dr. Parker holds a Bachelor of Science in Music Education from Tennessee Tech University, a Master of Music in Performance from the University of Southern Mississippi and a Doctor of Musical Arts in Trombone Performance and Pedagogy from the same university. Parker’s trombone playing has been heard in jazz ensembles and orchestras throughout the United States. As an active freelance musician, Parker has performed with such artists as Branford Marsalis, Ellis Marsalis, Michael Feinstein, Josh Groban, Aretha Franklin, Regis Philbin, Placido Domingo, the Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra, the Temptations, and the Pointer Sisters. Under Parker’s direction, the NC State Jazz Ensemble has shared the stage with such great jazz musicians as Wayne Bergeron, Jeff Coffin, Bobby Shew, Chris Vadala, and Harry Watters. An active clinician, Dr. Parker has worked with middle school, high school, and collegiate jazz ensembles, as well as numerous marching bands throughout the Southeast. Prior to his appointment at NC State, he served as the interim professor of trombone at The University of Southern Mississippi, and spent time teaching public school in Mississippi and Oklahoma.


Middle School Band - Mr. Earnest Echols is the associate director of bands at Minor High School. He has taught in Alabama, Georgia and Florida since 2002. Mr. Echols attended the University of Alabama and where he earned his BSE and MM. He has taught in several countries including Kenya, Zambia, Italy, Spain, Canada, and England. Mr. Echols is an active performer on piano and trumpet. His most recent recording project, “...For Love, Life and Music” is available on iTunes” and features him on both instruments. Mr. Echols teaches students the knowledge that he has gained over a lifespan performing in the Marching, Concert, and Jazz idioms. Mr. Echols is a former member of Florida Bandmasters Association, Florida Vocal Association, and the Florida Orchestral Association, and a current member of NAfME, ABA, and AEA.


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