Trombonist | Educator | Arranger | Composer

"It could be in the trombone section, the classroom, or inside of his stylish arrangements; Peter Tijerina’s sterling musicianship burns brightly and points the way on all fronts."  -Michael Dease, renowned trombonist and educator

"Powerful patient jazz craftsmanship." -Dick Metacalf, editor at Contemporary Fusion Reviews

Photo of Peter Tijerina standing on a country road and holding a trombone. Wearing a blue shirt with a black tie and black slacks.

Peter Tijerina is a trombonist, educator, arranger, and composer. He has performed with the Sidewalk Stompers, Katie Flynn Cabaret, Lansing Symphony Jazz Band, Milonga and Son Dulce latin bands, Coeur d'Alene Symphony, and Olympia Symphony Orchestra. He is currently finishing his DMA in jazz trombone at UIUC, teaching music at Community Center for the Arts (C4A), and performs regularly with his ten-piece jazz band in Central, Illinois.

Peter is an Outside in Arts artist and reviewer for the Online Trombone Journal (OTG).

(Photo by Chris Brown Photography.)

Upcoming Shows

 

Sidewalk Stompers @2024 Mardis Gras Celebration, Tuesday, February 13, 2024

 

 

Jazz Trombone Ensemble (JTE) @Smith Memorial Hall, Friday, January 26, 1-2 PM


 

Peter Tijerina Nonet, ft. Emma Taylor, @Rose Bowl Tavern, Monday, February 19, 5:30 - 7:30 PM

 

 

Jazz Trombone Ensemble (JTE) @Smith Memorial Hall, Thursday, April 25, 7:30 - 9:30 PM

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Newest Jazz Album Reviews

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The Way of the Groove (OTJ)- Ben Patterson (click image for review)

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Allerton Park Suite - José Gobbo (click image for review)

Latest Music

Just Yesterday

Peter Tijerina

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Digital download of Just Yesterday tracks, cover art, and digipak design. CD includes digital download of the album.

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