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 and performs regionally in Central, Illinois with his ten-piece jazz band.

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

(Photo by Chris Brown Photography.)


Upcoming Shows


Peter Tijerina Nonet @Courtyard Cafe Musical Mondays, October 2, 7 - 9 PM


Katie Flynn Cabaret @Oktoberfest (Gibson City) at Horsch Radish Restaurant, Friday, October 6, 6 - 8 PM


Nickolas Kaplan Sextet @Wesley United Methodist Church, Sunday, October 8, 9 - 11 AM


Nickolas Kaplan Quintet @Rose Bowl Tavern, Sunday, October 15, 3 - 5 PM


Reginald Lewis Band @Rose Bowl Tavern, Wednesday, October 18, 5 - 7 PM


All Score Urbana Final Concert @Rose Bowl Tavern, Saturday, November 4
(Further details coming soon…)

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