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NASA 2020 Biennial Conference Presenter — David Detweiler

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Name: David Detweiler
Website: http://daviddetweiler.com
Presentation Date: Monday, March 9, 2020 11:00 AM
Presentation Venue: Gammage 311
Presentation Title: Don Wilkerson and the Texas Tenor Tradition of Improvisation
Type of Presentation: Non-Performance: Jazz Lecture
Proposal Duration: 20

Tenor saxophonist David Detweiler was born in Houston, TX and attended the High School for the Performing and Visual Arts under the direction of Dr. Robert Morgan.

Currently Assistant Professor of Jazz Saxophone, David joined the faculty at Florida State University in 2016 after serving as Director of Jazz Studies at Nazareth College (Rochester, NY).

David received the DMA degree from the Eastman School of Music in 2015 and the MM degree from Florida State University in 2010. He also studied at both the University of North Texas and William Paterson University, receiving the BM degree from William Paterson. His teachers include: Ramon Ricker, Charles Pillow, Bill Kennedy, Gary Smulyan, and Steve Wilson.


David has performed and presented research at numerous conferences including the Jazz Education Network (JEN), the College Music Society (CMS), and the North American Saxophone Alliance (NASA). He is also a Vandoren artist.

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