Joe Manis is currently faculty member at Portland State University and a former music faculty member at Umpqua Community College and is an active clinician and masterclass presenter. His article "Rhythmic Analysis: Jeff 'Tain' Watts - 'Housed From Edward'" was published in the March 2012 edition of JAZZed Magazine.
Aural Skills I and II
Applied saxophone/jazz improvisation
Advanced Jazz Improvisation
Public masterclasses and clinics:
University of Oregon
Portland State University
University of Texas at Arlington
Ferris State University
Southern Oregon University
Oregon State University
Western Oregon University
Mesa, Glendale, Portland, Spokane Falls, Mt. Hood, and Lane Community Colleges
Joe received a Master of Music in Jazz Studies-Performance with Academic Honor from the New England Conservatory and a Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies from the University of Oregon. Additional studies were at the Eastman School of Music.
Joe is currently accepting saxophone and improvisation students at his studio in Eugene, Oregon, and is available for clinics and masterclasses: please contact him for further information.