Chicago-born jazz guitarist Jeff Libman is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Jazz Studies at Arizona State University. He holds a PhD in Music Education from ASU. Libman is Vice President of the board of Jazz in Arizona, the 501(c)(3) organization that opened The Nash, Phoenix’s jazz performance and education center. As a jazz guitarist, Libman performs frequently in the Phoenix metropolitan area, sharing the stage with some of Arizona’s finest jazz musicians, including Michael Kocour, Brice Winston, Dom Moio, and Eric Rasmussen. His most recent album, Strange Beauty, was released in late 2016 on the Cellar Live label.