Faculty and Staff
|Title:||Professor of Jazz / Director of Jazz Studies
|School of Music|
School of Music Room 122
Bert Ligon is director of jazz studies at the University of South Carolina. He received his Bachelor of Music and his Master of Music in jazz piano performance and arranging from the University of North Texas. Ligon has published three books, “Jazz Theory Resources Vol. 1 & 2,” “Connecting Chords with Linear Harmony,” and “Comprehensive Technique for the Jazz Musician.” Mr. Ligon has published several original compositions and arrangements for big band, jazz orchestra and steel drum ensembles.
Ligon has presented several clinics and concerts at International Association for Jazz Education, American String Teachers Association, and South Carolina Music Educators conferences.
The Bert Ligon Trio is available for concerts and clinics.
Bert Ligon is available for jazz improvisation clinics and workshops.
The Jazz Trio 2006 CD, featuring Ligon along with Renata Bratt on cello and Martin Norgaard on violin, is available.
[It is best to email Bert Ligon at firstname.lastname@example.org rather than calling the number listed.]