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Mark BolingMark Boling

Associate Professor of Guitar
Coordinator of the Studio Music & Jazz Program
Hired: 1984

University of Tennessee
School of Music
248 Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
Knoxville, TN 37996-4040
Phone: 865-974-3615
Studio Music & Jazz Website

Mark Boling is Associate Professor of Music and Coordinator of the Jazz Program. He received his B.M. degree from the Berklee School of Music, Boston, MA and the M.M. from the University of Tennessee. He is the author of Creative Comping Concepts for Jazz Guitar, The Jazz Theory Workbook, Elements of the Jazz Language software, and Curriculum for Aural Training ear training software. He has performed on guitar with Donald Brown, Henry Johnson, Charlie Byrd, Bill Watrous, Louie Bellson, Matt Wilson, Carl Allen, Lenny White and others. He released two recordings as a leader — Evidence (2001) and most recently, Tune Me (2005) with fellow jazz faculty members Donald Brown, Keith Brown and Rusty Holloway and artist-in-residence Zim Ngqawana. Boling has worked as a multimedia consultant, composer and producer for software products, and as a consultant and clinician for Apple Computer Corporation. He has taught at the Banff Centre for the Arts International Jazz Workshop, the Berklee College of Music Summer Guitar Sessions and at the Brubeck Institute Summer Jazz Colony.

See Also: Mark's Website

  • M.M. in Music Theory - University of Tennessee (1984)
  • B.M. in Professional Music - Berklee School of Music, Boston, MA (1981)

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