Faculty & Department Recordings


Rolling Jazz Revue

To a Planet

The third RJR CD sports the new rhythm section of Nick Walker on upright bass and Thad Brown on drums joining former UAH students Newt Johnson on keyboards and Ben Cohen on saxophones, and UAH guitar, bass and combo instructor Jim Cavender on guitar. The ten original tunes are available at CD Baby (http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/RollingJazzRevue), iTunes, Amazon, Verizon and other online retailers as well as locally at Vertical House Records, Olde Towne Coffee Shoppe and The Fret Shop.

Rolling Jazz Revue To A Planet Album Cover


Rolling Jazz Revue

Elephants in the Crosswalk

The follow-up CD to Halloween on Union Avenue again features UAH guitar, bass and jazz combo instructor Jim Cavender and former UAH students Newt Johnson on keyboards, Ben Cohen on woodwinds, and Brian Palmieri on drums. The CD contains all original material and is available on CD Baby (http://cdbaby.com/cd/rollingjazz2), iTunes, Amazon and other online retailers and locally at Vertical House Records in Lowe Mill.

Rolling Jazz Revue Elephants in the Crosswalk Album Cover

Keith Taylor Trio's O Christmas Tree-O Album Cover


Keith Taylor Trio

O Christmas Tree-O

Pianist Keith Taylor, bassist Jim Cavender and drummer Tom Branch, with special guest saxophonist Greg Chambers, have released a compilation of jazz versions of favorite Christmas songs. Some surprising treatment of familiar material is in store for the listener.

O Christmas Tree-O is available for purchase at ABStephens, The Fret Shop and Robbins Music and will soon be available online through CD Baby and iTunes (but if you buy locally, you'll get bonus tracks!).


Rolling Jazz Revue

Halloween on Union Avenue

This is the debut CD of the Rolling Jazz Revue, featuring UAH guitar and bass instructor Jim Cavender on bass, and former UAH students Newt Johnson on keyboards, Brian Palmieri on drums, and Ben Cohen on tenor saxophone. The CD contains original material contributed by every member of the group plus a cover of Ornette Coleman's "Ramblin'". The CD is available through CD Baby (http://cdbaby.com/cd/rollingjazz) as a physical CD or a digital download. Sound clips are also available at CD Baby.

Rolling Jazz Revue Halloween on Union Avenue Album Cover 

UAH Department of Music's Holiday CD Cover


UAH Department of Music

Holiday CD

The students and faculty of the UAH Department of Music donated their time and talent to create a CD of holiday music.  All proceeds from the sale of this recording go directly to music scholarships.

This CD includes performances by:

  • There's a Song in the Air
  • O Holy Night
  • Deck the Halls
  • Here Comes Santa Claus
  • El Noy de la Mare
  • Greensleeves
  • Snow Fun
  • Silent Night
  • I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa
  • This Christmastide
  • O Holy Night
  • Away in a Manger


Don Bowyer Big Band

Itchin' In The Kitchen

Dr. Bowyer's first big band CD includes nine original compositions and two arrangements for big band. The band features:

  • Don Bowyer, trombone
  • Ken Watters, trumpet
  • Steve Motz, woodwinds
  • John Miller, piano
  • Keith Taylor, piano
  • Jim Cavender, bass and guitar
  • Dave Gannett, bass and tuba
  • Tom Branch, drums and percussion
  • Solomon Grable, drums and percussion


Don Bowyer Big Band's Itchin' In the Kitchen Album Cover

UAH Faculty Jazz Future Standards Album Cover


UAH Jazz Faculty & Friends

Future Standards

  • Don Bowyer, trombone
  • Ken Watters, trumpet
  • Steve Motz, saxophone
  • Greg Chambers, saxophone
  • John Miller, piano
  • Devere Pride, bass
  • Tom Branch, drums


Robert Gifford, flute, and
Linda Mark, piano

The Lyrical Flute

Including works by:

  • Gabriel Faure
  • Michel Blavet
  • Phillippe Gaubert
  • Eugene Bozza
  • Georg Phillipp Telemann
  • Carl Reinecke
  • Max Reger
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

Contact Bob Gifford for more information.

The Lyrical Flute Album Cover

Requiem Album Cover


The UAH Concert Choir


by Maurice Duruflé, and other sacred works from Spring Tour, 1999.



Consonare Guitar-Piano Duo

Contact Mr. Weaver for more information.

Consonare Album Cover