The Educators: Episode Two: Professor Unsworth


Javier Cortez, Editor

The Guest: Professor Erik Unsworth, Director of UTEP’s Jazz Ensemble Two and Guitar Division String Bass/Electric Bass at the University of Texas at El Paso in the Department of Music.

The Host: Javier Cortez, a senior multimedia journalism major at UTEP.

The Episode: In Episode Two, Professor Unworth and I discuss how he teaches Jazz to non-music students, Jazz in an academic sense, the essential players throughout history, how the art form is portrayed in contemporary media, and his beginnings as a Jazz musician in New York.