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Lawrence Nelson

Nelson
  • Associate Professor
  • Ph.D., University of Kentucky
  • M.M., University of Kentucky
  • B.A., University of Kentucky

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Bio

Larry Nelson is Assistant Professor of Saxophone, Jazz Studies, and Musicology at Eastern Kentucky University, where he teaches applied lessons in saxophone and directs the EKU Jazz Ensemble, the EKU Saxophone Quartets, and the jazz saxophone ensemble Saxophobia. He also teaches classes in Jazz History and Jazz Improvisation.

An active performer on both saxophone and bass, Larry is a member of the EKU Faculty Jazz Quintet, the Osland Saxophone Quartet, the Kentucky Jazz Repertory Orchestra, the Dimartino-Osland Jazz Orchestra, and appears frequently with the Lexington Philharmonic Orchestra. He has performed with Ray Charles, Manhattan Transfer, the Temptations, Aretha Franklin, Doc Severinsen, the Four Tops, the Nelson Riddle Orchestra, Lou Rawls, the Jimmy Dorsey orchestra, Ben Vereen, and many others artists of note.

Syllabi

♦ MUS 146E, 246E, 346E, 446E: Saxophone I-IV

MUS 250: Small Ensembles

MUS 254/454: Jazz Ensemble

MUH 271: Jazz History

Courses

Subject  TitleDatesLocationTerm
MUH 271Jazz HistoryTR 2:00pm-3:15pm Foster Building 212Fall 2017
MUS 146ESaxophone IW 2:30pm-3:20pm Foster Building 207Fall 2017
MUS 146ESaxophone IW 2:30pm-3:20pm Foster Building 207Fall 2017
MUS 246ESaxophone IIW 2:30pm-3:20pm Foster Building 207Fall 2017
MUS 246ESaxophone IIW 2:30pm-3:20pm Foster Building 207Fall 2017
MUS 250Saxophone Ensemble/SaxophobiaM 2:30pm-3:20pm Foster Building 207Fall 2017
MUS 250Saxophone Ensemble/SaxophobiaM 2:30pm-3:20pm Foster Building 207Fall 2017
MUS 250Sax Quartet Ensemble  Foster Building 207Fall 2017
MUS 250Sax Quartet Ensemble  Foster Building 207Fall 2017
MUS 254Jazz EnsembleTR 12:30pm-1:45pm Foster Building 300Fall 2017
MUS 346ESaxophone IIIW 2:30pm-3:20pm Foster Building 207Fall 2017
MUS 346ESaxophone IIIW 2:30pm-3:20pm Foster Building 207Fall 2017
MUS 346ESaxophone IIIW 2:30pm-3:20pm Foster Building 207Fall 2017
MUS 346ESaxophone IIIW 2:30pm-3:20pm Foster Building 207Fall 2017
MUS 446ESaxophone IVW 2:30pm-3:20pm Foster Building 207Fall 2017
MUS 446ESaxophone IVW 2:30pm-3:20pm Foster Building 207Fall 2017
MUS 446ESaxophone IVW 2:30pm-3:20pm Foster Building 207Fall 2017
MUS 446ESaxophone IVW 2:30pm-3:20pm Foster Building 207Fall 2017
MUS 454Jazz EnsembleTR 12:30pm-1:45pm Foster Building 300Fall 2017
MUS 454Jazz EnsembleTR 12:30pm-1:45pm Foster Building 300Fall 2017
MUS 551Performance Literature  Foster Building 207Fall 2017
MUS 555Symphonic Music Literature  Internet Classes SITEFall 2017
MUS 751Performance Literature  Foster Building 207Fall 2017
MUS 755Symphonic Music Literature  Internet Classes SITEFall 2017
MUS 805Chamber Music  Foster Building 314Fall 2017
MUS 846Woodwind Instruments  Foster Building 208Fall 2017
MUS 850Small Ensembles  Foster Building 109Fall 2017
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