Jazz Guitarist Tyson Cazier and Trio

Date: April 02, 2014
Time: 7:30 PM
Location: Thorley Recital Hall, Music Building, Southern Utah University, Cedar City, UT
Category: Arts and Entertainment

SUU’s Department Of Music Presents

Guitarist Tyson Cazier

April 2, 2014

Tyson Cazier, Jazz Guitarist

 Photo: Tyson Cazier, courtesy of Tyson Cazier

Southern Utah University, Cedar City, Utah: An accomplished guitarist and instructor, Tyson Cazier has actively been playing guitar for over a decade and during that time has studied a variety of musical styles including classical, rock, jazz, funk, blues, pop and swing.  On Wednesday, April 2, 2014, the Department of Music will present a special recital featuring Tyson at 7:30pm in the Thorley Recital Hall within SUU’s Music Building. The performance is free and open to the public.  

Tyson Cazier is a graduate of Berklee College of Music where he received a Bachelor of Music degree in Contemporary Writing and Production. Tyson studied with many accomplished musicians including, Bruce Bartlett, John Funkhouser, Eyran Katsenelenbogen and Corey Christiansen. In addition to guitar, Tyson has experience in composing, arranging and producing music at home and in a professional studio environment. Currently Tyson is the guitar instructor at Southern Utah University and teaches weekly private lessons as well as an introductory guitar class and a guitar ensemble.  He is also the founder of the Southern Utah Guitar Convention held every year in the fall. 

For his recital, Tyson will be performing along with his trio which features Dutch Workman on drums and Ryan Sargent on bass. Highlights from the program will include a variety of numbers from the bebop and post bop jazz repertoire including, “Inner Urge” by Joe Henderson, “Four on Six” by Wes Montgomery, “Lady Bird” by Tadd Dameron, and “A Go Go” by John Scofield.

Enjoy an evening of incredible jazz guitar with Tyson Cazier and his trio. For more information on the SUU College of Performing and Visual Arts events, please visit