Music Department

Jeff Solon

Jeff Solon teaches Jazz Improvisation and Applied Jazz.

Accomplishments include:

  • Jeff Solon is a self-taught musician, who plays saxophone, clarinet, flute, harmonica, and piano.
  • He is immersed in the music of jazz as a soloist, composer, arranger, teacher, and bandleader.
  • He began his professional musical adventure as a street performer, playing his way through Central and South America (1980 – 1985).
  • Jeff has continually performed throughout this region since 1985, with his duets, groups, and 8 piece swing band.
  • He has been a yearly grant recipient (1993 –2007) from the Durango Friends of the Arts for his public school assemblies and workshops, and has won several awards from the Colorado Council on the Arts.
  • He has led three tours for the U.S. Embassy in Latin America, and produced and released 11 recordings.
  • Be sure to visit Jeff's webpage: www.jeffsolon.com to find out where to hear him perform.

Contact Information:
Jeff Solon
Jones Hall 212
(970) 247-7447
solon_j@fortlewis.edu

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