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Robert Allison

Visiting Associate Professor

Robert Allison

Old Baptist Foundation, Room 216
rallison@siu.edu
618-453-5807

Robert Allison hails from Memphis, Tennessee, and is Associate Professor of Trumpet and Jazz Studies at Southern Illinois University. He has also taught at Millikin University and the Latvian National Conservatory in Riga, Latvia. Besides fulfilling his teaching duties, Dr. Allison is active as a recitalist ...read full profile >>


Philip Brown

Professor

Philip Brown

210 Altgeld
phibrown@siu.edu
618/453-5812

Composer, jazz artist, and music educator, Philip Brown, is Professor Emeritus of Double Bass and Jazz Studies at Southern Illinois University. His performance career has included occasional dates with first-line jazz artists, as well as full-time seasons with professional symphony orchestras. Based in southern ...read full profile >>


Richard Kelley

Assistant Professor, Saxophone and Jazz Studies

Richard Kelley

Altgeld 022
kelley2@siu.edu

Dick Kelley is currently Assistant Professor of Saxophone and Director of Jazz Studies at Southern Illinois University.  As an active performer both nationally and internationally, Dr. Kelley has been fortunate to perform throughought North America, France, Italy, the Dominican Republic and Mexico as ...read full profile >>


Isaac Lausell

Assistant Professor

Isaac Lausell

OBF 211   
isaac.lausell@siu.edu

Dr. Lausell leads the guitar program at SIUC School of Music where he joined the faculty in the Fall 2012. At SIUC Lausell teaches classical and jazz guitar, Fretboard harmony, Guitar ensembles, Sight-reading for guitar, Studio class, History of fretted instruments, and plays with the Jazz ensemble in ...read full profile >>