James Farrell Vernon

Welcome to my website!

Photo courtesy of Gene Aitken and the University of Northern Colorado 

Brief Bio
Who the heck am I? Well it's great that you asked!
I am a performer, teacher, professor, composer, doubler and clinician.
Currently, I am the Professor of Saxophone and Director of Jazz Studies at
Indiana University/Purdue University at Fort Wayne (IPFW) in Indiana.
Previously, I was the Professor of Saxophone and Director of Jazz Studies at Southeastern Louisiana University in Louisiana and Professor of Saxophone at James Madison University in Virginia.
I have also taught at the University of Northern Colorado and
at the University of Denver's Lamont School of Music.
As a doctoral candidate at the University of Northern Colorado, I am finalizing a
Doctor of Arts degree in Saxophone Performance and Pedagogy.


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What will you find in this website?
Transcriptions, exercises, etudes, compositions, MP3 files, articles,
biographical timelines of jazz artists and links to interesting sites.
Many items are sax-related, but there's plenty here for other instruments,
and for music-lovers in general.
Click below on Jazz, Classical, or IPFW Students to get started.
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Please feel free to email me: vernonj@ipfw.edu

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