Chris Gagne


  • Director, Jazz Ensemble

Additional title(s)

  • Lecturer in Music

In addition to directing Merrimack’s Jazz Ensemble, I run the college’s Summer Jazz Workshop, where I direct ensembles, teach classes in jazz history and improvisation, and instruct all brass students. I have recorded with such artists as George Benson, David Liebman and Bob Brookmeyer, and performed with such luminaries as Terrence Blanchard, Bobby McFerrin, Chick Corea, George Garzone, Slide Hampton, Brian Lynch and Gloria Estafan.

D.M.A., University of Miami M.M., New England Conservatory B.M., Berklee College of Music