Assistant Professor of Music

Dr. Juan Álamo is an internationally known performer, composer, and educator. Dr. Álamo has presented solo recitals at universities, percussion and jazz festivals throughout the United States, Central and South America, Europe and the Caribbean. He is also authored two percussion books Milt Jackson: Transcribed Solos of the Master and Four Mallet Music for the Modern Marimba Player. His 2014 “Marimjazzia” received a nomination consideration for the 2015 Grammy awards. Currently, Dr. Álamo is working on a new recording project for solo marimba projected to be released in the spring of 2016. More information about Dr. Álamo’s artistic career, compositions, recordings and performance schedule can be found in his personal web site at,


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