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Lawrence Nelson

Larry Nelson
  • Woodwind Area Coordinator, Associate Professor
  • Ph.D., University of Kentucky
  • M.M., University of Kentucky
  • B.A., University of Kentucky

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Larry Nelson is Associate Professor of Saxophone, Jazz Studies, and Musicology at Eastern Kentucky University. He teaches applied lessons in saxophone and directs the EKU Jazz Ensemble, the EKU Saxophone Quartets, and the jazz saxophone group Saxophobia. He has also taught Jazz Improvisation and various Music History courses.

An active performer on saxophone and electric and upright bass, Larry is a member of the Dimartino-Osland Jazz Orchestra, the Kentucky Jazz Repertory Orchestra, the Osland Saxophone Quartet, the Lexington Jazz Collective, and various regional commercial bands. He has performed with Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, the Temptations, Manhattan Transfer, Doc Severinsen, the Four Tops, Johnny Mathis, the Nelson Riddle Orchestra, Lou Rawls, the Jimmy Dorsey orchestra, and many others artists of note.
 

Courses

Subject  TitleDatesLocationTerm
MUS 101Performance ClassF 1:25pm-2:15pm Foster Building 100Fall 2022
MUS 146ESaxophone IM 1:25pm-2:15pm Foster Building 310Fall 2022
MUS 215Woodwind Teaching TechniquesTR 8:30am-9:20am Foster Building 300Fall 2022
MUS 246ESaxophone IIM 1:25pm-2:15pm Foster Building 310Fall 2022
MUS 250Saxophone Ensemble/SaxophobiaW 1:25pm-2:15pm Foster Building 310Fall 2022
MUS 254Jazz EnsembleTR 12:30pm-1:45pm Foster Building 300Fall 2022
MUS 346ESaxophone IIIM 1:25pm-2:15pm Foster Building 310Fall 2022
MUS 346ESaxophone IIIM 1:25pm-2:15pm Foster Building 310Fall 2022
MUS 384Survey of Music TechnologyTR 11:00am-12:15pm Foster Building 303Fall 2022
MUS 446ESaxophone IVM 1:25pm-2:15pm Foster Building 310Fall 2022
MUS 446ESaxophone IVM 1:25pm-2:15pm Foster Building 310Fall 2022
MUS 454Jazz EnsembleTR 12:30pm-1:45pm Foster Building 300Fall 2022
MUS 454Jazz EnsembleTR 12:30pm-1:45pm Foster Building 300Fall 2022
MUS 854Jazz EnsembleTR 12:30pm-1:45pm Foster Building 300Fall 2022
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