*The College of Music, Mahidol University has been reviewed according to the MusiQuE standards in 2020


About the Departments

One of the leading jazz programs regionally, the College of Music’s jazz program offers strong Curriculum delivered by best quality faculty members. Teaching and learning activities at Mahidol’s jazz program provide the students with great opportunities for students to further their skills, knowledge, and experience in the area of Jazz music. 

            Studying in the Jazz program at the College of Music, Mahidol University, students are given numerous great performance opportunities, including more than 20 small jazz ensembles, four large jazz ensemble: MU Jazz Orchestra, MU Jazz Big Band, MU Jazz Stage Band, and MU Jazz Guitar Ensemble, as well as student’s special “Showcases”. These ensembles have regularly performed in various major music and jazz venues from the in-college student recital to public performance in prestigious international events like TIJC.

            The College’s teaching and learning activities, including numerous international music events are well supported by our state-of-the-art teaching and learning facilities, as well as inspiring environment. There are abundant number of top-quality international class musical instruments, practice rooms, classrooms, rehearsal spaces, and concert venues. 

            In each academic year, the Jazz program at Mahidol University offers vast opportunities for students to learn from the national and world class artists through many international events, performances, workshops/clinics, and competitions. These events includes Thailand International Jazz Conference, TIJC Jazz Camp, and TIJC Jazz Solo Competition, which provide opportunities for students to attend workshops/masterclasses by, as well as work with world-class jazz artists from al; around the world.

            As jazz program providing project-based learning opportunities, the jazz program at Mahidol each year proudly presents great numbers of world-class visiting guest artists/instructors. List of the past guest artists include;
o Guitarist: Kurt Rosenwinkel, Peter Bernstein, Lage Lund, Mike Moreno, Jonathan Kreisberg, David Gilmore, and Julian Lage
o Pianist: Danilo Perez, Benny Green, Aaron Goldberg, Peter Martin, Kenny Werner, Shai Maestro, Kevin Hays, Aaron Parks, Taylor Eigsti, John Escreet
o Drummer: Jeff “Tain” Watts, Billy Hart, Billy Drummond, Ari Hoenig, Henri Cole, Adam Cruz, Gregory Hutchinson 
o Saxophonist: Donald Harrison, Will Vinson, Seamus Blake, Rich Perry, Marcus Strickland, 
o Bassists: Eddie Gomez, Orlando le Fleming, Ben William, Ben Street, Johannes Weidenmueller, Eric Reevis, Scott Colley, Omver Avital
o Trumpet Player: Alex Sipiagin Ron Miles, Tiger Okoshi, Jens Lindemann, Fabrizio Bosso

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