Dave Glenn, Director of Jazz Studies and professor of low brass at Whitman College in Walla Walla, Washington, received a Bachelor of Music in trombone performance from North Texas State University and a Master of Music in composition from the University of Northern Colorado. Dave Glenn spent 11 years as a professional trombonist in New York City. While there, he played for ten years with the Gerry Mulligan Concert Jazz Band and toured extensively with Bill Watrous’ Manhattan Wildlife Refuge, Diana Ross and Lou Rawls. Dave also subbed on tours with Chuck Mangione, Blood, Sweat and Tears and the Mel Lewis Orchestra. He was on the Grammy-award winning recording Walk on the Water by the Gerry Mulligan Concert Jazz Band. Dave Glenn has also recorded two jazz CDs of his original compositions and arrangements, “Journeys” and “National Pastime” (released in June 2009). He has composed four commissioned works for orchestra, the latest being “A Valley of Streams” by the Walla Walla Symphony in 2007, and numerous chamber works, the latest being “Sculpture Garden for Piano Quintet”,commissioned by the Walla Walla Chamber Music Festival in 2009. Dave Glenn is an endorsing artist for Conn/Selmer, a member of American Composers Forum and an Origin Records recording artist.
Conn 100 H Trombone; Monette Prana TS6 mouthpiece
Willing to teach
Professor of Music, Director of Jazz Studies
Walla Walla, Wa.
1. Jazz Improvisation - Intellect and Intuition
2. Playing Jazz on the Trombone
3. Jazz Composing & Arranging