Internationally known saxophonist, bandleader, composer, and educator, Jeff Coffin and his band M’utet performed at Trevecca on Tuesday, February 26, at 7 PM with Trevecca’s Lab Band I and TNaz Jazz—Trevecca Jazz Ensemble. Coffin has won three Grammy Awards with Bela Fleck & the Flecktones and has been part of the Dave Matthews Band since 2008. The event was presented in the convocation center of the Boone Business Building and was free and open to the public.
On Monday morning, February 25, Coffin and M’utet presented “Creativity in Music” for local music educators, high school and college musicians, and members of the community. Following that event, Trevecca music professor Matt Murdock joined Coffin and M’utet to present “The Early Years of Jazz/Rock Fusion.” Both sessions ere held in the convocation center of the Boone Business Building.
Members of M’utet are as follows: Felix Pastorius, playing the electric bass; Bill Fanning, playing trumpet and space trumpet; Chris “the Pianimator” Walters, playing keys; and special guest Roy “Futureman” Wooten, playing drums.