Jazz Artist /
Educators  

The 2017 Thailand Jazz Workshop is the first jazz camp to be held in the South East Asia featuring international jazz artist/educators from the United States and Thailand.

 

ร่วมฝึกประสบการณ์ ไปกับ คณาจารย์แจ๊สระดับชาติ และนานาชาติ ที่จะเข้าร่วมฝึกสอนในครั้งนี้ ดังนี้

 

Gene Aitken
Conductor

Grammy-nominated and Fulbright Scholar Dr. Gene Aitken is considered one of the most exciting and energetic jazz educator/clinicians today, and is recognized as a visionary in jazz education, music education, and computer technology.

Dave Glenn

Trombones
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. 

 

Philip Dunlap

Piano
A native of Iowa, Phillip Dunlap currently resides in St. Louis, Missouri where he is active as a musician and educator.  He holds Bachelor of Music degrees in jazz performance (piano) and music theory/composition and a Masters of Music in jazz performance from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.  While there he studied with renowned pianist and educator, Reginald Thomas.

Jimmy Lee

Saxophone

A classical and jazz saxophonist, Cheng-Yu Lee teaches saxophone and jazz history / appreciation / theory / performance in National Taipei University of Education, Hsinchu University of Education, Fu Jen Catholic University.

Kyle Gregory

Trumpet

Kyle studied at Berklee College of Music, Indiana University, and the University of Northern Colorado, completing his doctorate in 1995. In 1992 he received the prestigious Fulbright Grant for a year of pedagogical research into new methods of teaching improvisation in

Hungary.

Mariano Abello

Saxophone

Mariano is a versatile player in the jazz and classical idioms in saxophone, flute, clarinet,and oboe. After graduating summa cum laude in Jazz Studies from Florida Atlantic University, he went on to earn a Masters in Arts in Woodwind Performance and Pedagogy.

Denny Euprasert

Dean of Rangsit University Conservatory of Music 

Dr. Denny Euprasert is currently the Dean of Rangsit University Conservatory of Music and the Director of RSU Jazz Orchestra.  He earned a Doctor of Arts degree in Music Theory and Composition with a secondary emphasis in Jazz Pedagogy from University of Northern Colorado.

Changton Kunjara

Associate Dean for Administration and Head of Jazz Studies Department of
Conservatory of Music Rangsit University 

Changton Kunjara was born in Bangkok, Thailand in 1976. He has begun to play guitar before he’s got Bachelor degree in Economic from Chulalongkorn University and Master degree in Cultural Studies from Mahidol University. 

Christine Helferich Guter

Vocal Jazz

Christine is a jazz vocalist and studio singer in the Los Angeles area.  She performs frequently in LA and Orange County, and has worked with many legendary musicians including Joe Williams, Bobby McFerrin, Rosemary Clooney, Diane Schuur, Maynard Ferguson, Mercer Ellington, Lionel Hampton, and Mel Torme.

Rob Thomas

Violin, Cello, Double Bass

Rob Thomas is a highly regarded jazz multi-instrumentalist, fluent on violin, cello and bass. JazzTimes calls him "a violinist of exceptional creative resources... riveting as a solo voice with a rich complex tone that can sing.  In the mid ’90’s he toured and recorded extensively with ’downtown’ mainstays, The Jazz Passengers, who often featured guest vocalists Deborah Harry and Elvis Costello. 

Mike Dana

Guitar

Mike Dana has been Director of Jazz Studies at Fresno City College since 1990.  At FCC, he directs the Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Combos, co-directs the Jazz Singers, and teaches jazz theory, arranging, history, and advanced improvisation.

Gary Hobbs

Drums

Gary Hobbs became a legend in his own time as the drummer who joined the Stan Kenton Orchestra right out of college, following greats such as Gene Krupa and Shelley Manne.  He first made his mark in jazz on one of the most dynamic and forward-thinking big band albums of all time; Kenton ’76.