Faculty and Staff

Timothy Newman

Professor • Department of Music

Tim Newman has explored many musical styles and genres. He was in residence for two years in symphony orchestras in South America, and has freelanced in the New York metropolitan area, performing salsa, Haitian compas and folk music, brass chamber music, orchestral music, jazz, Broadway show music, and alternative rock. He has a B. M. degree from William Paterson College, an M.M. from the Manhattan School of Music and a Ph.D. from New York University. Now a Professor he teaches a variety of classes to both undergraduate and graduate students in jazz history, research and writing in jazz, analysis, jazz performance, and jazz trombone.

Professional Interests

Jazz performance, jazz history, jazz scholarship, music composition, trombone performance

Other Interests

Biking, yoga



PhD Music Composition, New York University New York, NY

MM Bass Trombone, Manhattan School of Music New York, NY

BM Jazz Studies, William Paterson College Wayne, NJ


Jazz history, jazz trombone, bass trombone

Notable Courses Taught

Jazz History and Analysis, Understanding Jazz, Applied jazz trombone, Transcription and Analysis, Topics in Jazz History, Graduate Seminar, Pedagogy of Jazz

168 Shea Center

By appointment