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Jazz Student & Faculty Recordings


Student Ensemble Recordings (click to listen to audio mp3 file)

Studio Orchestra
Irving Berlin's Let's Face the Music and Dance  (arr. Mike Tomaro/Jeffrey W. Holmes)

JAZZ FOR THE HOLIDAYS, a live, 2-disc CD set, featuring highlights from five "Jazz for the Holidays & Beyond" concerts by UMass' award-winning Jazz Ensemble I and guests, directed by Jeffrey W. Holmes; also includes a special bonus track featuring the late Horace Clarence Boyer. Available online at (lowest price, $11.99 plus tax & shipping, listen to samples) or


Faculty CDs

Thomas Giampietro, Drummer

Selected Discography

Jazz Recordings:

As Leader:
A Faith Rewarded - Tom Giampietro Quartet (2013)
with Don Aliquo, Chris Walters & Jonathan Wires
CDUniverse, CD Baby, Itunes & Amazon

As co-leader:
The Affinity Trio (2010)
with Don Aliquo and Jonathan Wires
CD Baby, Amazon

A Faith Rewarded

As a sideman:
Go Round - Jeff Coffin
Commonality - Jeff Coffin
Cool Blue Swing - Chris Walters
Joy Unspeakable - Liz Johnson
Annie and the Hot Club- Annie Sellick
Refreshingly Cool - Rachel Price

Bluegrass/American Recordings:

As a sideman:
Aquafier - Andy Hall
Sound of the Slide Guitar - Andy Hall
Comin' On Strong - David Peterson


Jeffrey W. Holmes, Jazz Bandleader, Composer, Trumpeter & Pianist

Of One's Own, Jeff Holmes Quartet (Release Oct. 16, 2012)
Jeff Holmes, piano, composer/arranger all tracks; Adam Kolker, tenor, soprano & bass clarinet; James Cammack, basses; Steve Johns, drums
Label: Miles High Records
Available: Amazon, Barnes and Noble

Chicago Exitos!
Artist: New York Latin All-Stars featuring Eddie Ganz
Jeff Holmes, trumpet/flugelhorn and horn arranger, all tracks
Chicago II Records, available: Amazon

It's A Grand Night For Swinging,
New England Jazz Ensemble
with guests John Abercrombie, guitar; Ali Ryerson, flute & Giacomo Gates, vocal
Jeff Holmes, Lead trumpet all tracks; arranger: It's A Grand Night For Swinging, Jazz Folk, Labour Day, Risky Business
CDBaby, Amazon

Earth Music, Paul Winter Consort
Jeff Holmes composer, and performer (piano), Amazon

Earth Music by Paul Winter


Felipe Salles, Jazz Composer & Saxophonist

Listed: Felipe Salles Group/Quintet recordings. Click for complete list.

Ugandan Suite, Tapestry Records, 2014, Amazon

Departure, featuring Randy Brecker, Tapestry Records, 2012

Timeline, modern jazz-Brazilian to Afro-Cuban, Curare Records, 2009

South American Suite, Jazz harmony & improvisation with Brazilian rhythms, Curare Records, 2007

Ugandan Suite


Mind Motions, Brazilian, Latin & traditional jazz, Fresh Sound/New Talent, 2003

Further South, Brazilian, Latin & traditional jazz, Fresh Sound/New Talent, 2001