Jazz Studies and Contemporary Media

Dave Rivello



The Eastman School of Music Jazz Studies and Contemporary Media Department is committed to:

  • Preparing today’s most talented jazz students for their future roles in public performance, media, and education;
  • Providing a comprehensive jazz curriculum spanning the great traditions of the past to the the cutting edge developments of the present;
  • Guiding each student toward the discovery of his or her artistic voice as a performer, composer, arranger, and/or teacher;
  • Serving local, national, and international educational constituencies and their audiences with world-class performances of jazz and contemporary media music.


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