Department Head, Brass & Woodwinds
Pete has spent over 25 years teaching and playing professionally as a saxophonist, flutist, and clarinetist. He has toured the U.S., Japan, and Brazil with the Glenn Miller Orchestra and has also performed with such distinguished ensembles and musicians as the Minnesota Orchestra, Jack McDuff, Curtis Fuller, the Woody Herman Orchestra, the Jazz MN Big Band, JAZZAX saxophone quartet, Andres Prado and Laura Caviani. Whitman has also recorded extensively as a sideman and has three CD’s out under his name: “Departure Point” (Igmod Records) “The Sound of Water” (Artegra) and “Where’s When” (Artegra). His latest CD, “Where’s When” features the X-tet, a ten-piece ensemble led by Whitman, and received a four star rating by DownBeat Magazine (Feb.04).
For more about Pete Whitman, go to www.petewhitman.com.