Education and Background
Jim Witzel received his Bachelor of Arts in Creative Arts from San Francisco State University.
Jim has been a member of the CSMA Music Faculty since 1991. Jim is a member of the jazz faculty at San Francisco State University and Santa Clara University. His professional experience includes touring the US, Europe, and Asia. He has led his own group in the Bay Area, performing in the Monterey and San Jose jazz festivals. He is a past clinician at the Stanford Summer Jazz Workshop.
Jim has released a solo CD recording, Give and Take, with Joplin and Sweeney Music Co.