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Mizzou Music: MU Jazz Studies at 50

University of Missouri School of Music

On this week's episode of Mizzou Music, host Trevor Harris visited with Arthur White - the director of Jazz Studies at MU - and with Larry Sutherland, the first director of the Jazz Studies program. Sutherland and numerous alumni are in Columbia this week for a celebration of the Jazz Studies program's 50th anniversary.

New episodes of Mizzou Music air each Wednesday at 6:00 p.m. on Classical 90.5.

Trevor serves as KBIA’s weekday morning host for classical music. He has been involved with local radio since 1990, when he began volunteering as a music and news programmer at KOPN, Columbia's community radio station. Before joining KBIA, Trevor studied social work at Mizzou and earned a masters degree in geography at the University of Alabama. He has worked in community development and in urban and bicycle/pedestrian planning, and recently served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Zambia with his wife, Lisa Groshong. An avid bicycle commuter and jazz fan, Trevor has cycled as far as Colorado and pawed through record bins in three continents.