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Jazz Alumni

The Oberlin Conservatory of Music jazz studies program has produced accomplished musicians, composers, performers, educators, and arrangers during its nearly 30-year history. The following jazz alumni are among those who continue to hone, promote and share their musicianship. The list is not exhaustive
(*most recent graduates listed first by class year. To add your name to this list, send e-mail to con.news@oberlin.edu.):

Theodore Croker ’07, trumpeter

Kevin McHugh '06, pianist and composer

Courtney Bryan ’04, pianist, composer, arranger

Ezra Weiss ’01, pianist and composer

Ben Jaffe ’93, bassist, creative director of Preservation Hall and tuba player with Preservation Hall Jazz Band

Lafayette Harris Jr. ’85, pianist, arranger

Ted Baker ’83, keyboardist

Allen Farnham ’83, pianist, arranger, producer

Michael Mossman ’81, trumpeter, trombonist, composer

Leon Lee Dorsey ’81, bassist, composer, arranger

James McBride ’79, composer, saxophonist, author

Jon Jang ’78, composer and pianist

Stanley Cowell ’62, pianist and composer

Richard M. Sudhalter ’60 (1938-2008), trumpeter, author

Anne Phillips ’56, composer, lyricist, arranger

Paul Horn ’52, flutist

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