About Jeff Troxel with the University of Montana Faculty Jazz Quintet
Guitarist/composer Jeff Troxel recently joined the music jazz at the University of Montana. Formerly a music professor at Northwest College in Wyoming, he holds a B.M. from Berklee College of Music, and an MM from the University of Southern California. Jeff has also taught at USC, University of Laverne, Rocky Mountain College, and Central Wyoming College. An author for Mel Bay and FGM Publishing, he also serves on the faculty for several music camps.
As a composer, Jeff’s music is featured on several public television shows, and he is a two-time recipient of the Wyoming Arts Council’s Performing Arts Fellowship in music composition. As a guitarist, he has won state flatpicking championships in Wyoming, Utah, as well as the 2003 National Championship.
Jeff has shared the stage with John Stowell, Larry Koonse, Pete Huttlinger, Mike Dowling, Bobby Shew, Frank Mantooth, Ronnie Bedford, Jack Reilly, Warren Chiasson, and many others. He maintains an active performance schedule in the region and is available for concerts, clinics and workshops.