Brian Seeger

Alvin “Red” Tyler Professorship in Jazz Studies

Brian Seeger

Brian Seeger has been recognized as "One of New Orleans' best jazz guitarists" by New Orleans' music media. His recording and performance credits include Aaron Neville, Davell Crawford, Big John Patton, Jason Marsalis, Stanton Moore and many others. Mr. Seeger has performed extensively in the United States and abroad, sharing his music with audiences in almost 20 countries including Bolivia, the Czech Republic, Finland, Kazakhstan, Luxembourg, Spain, Switzerland and Turkey. He has appeared at the North Sea Jazz Fest, the Montreal Jazz Fest, the Umbria Jazz Fest, and innumerable times at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Fest. His compositions are part of the standard repertoire of the New Orleans soul-jazz community, and appear on CDs worldwide. He has produced many award-winning and critically acclaimed discs for artists in the US and Europe. Mr. Seeger has served as director of the National Guitar Workshop's Jam Summit and has led clinics at colleges and schools in the US and abroad. He has programmed many on-line music education software offerings. Mr. Seeger has a BM summa cum laude from the Berklee College of Music, and an MM from the University of New Orleans. Seeger is an Artist-Endorser for Mesa Boogie Amplifiers, D'Addario Strings, Keeley Effects and Bryan Galloup Guitars.