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List of Professors

Name Years at Michigan Positionsort icon

Geri A Allen

2004 - 2014
Clinical Associate Professor of Jazz and Improvicsation

Donald Ulysses Walden

1995 - 2008
Associate Professor of Music (Jazz Studies)

Gerald Whitney Cleaver

1995 - 2001
Assistant Professor of Music (Jazz Studies)