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Department of Music
1660 Pinder Ave.
206 Foster Tanner Music Bldg.
Tallahassee, Florida 32307
Robert U. Griffin
Associate Professor

Office Location:  322 Foster-Tanner Music Building
Phone:  850-412-7144
Email Address:  Robert.Griffin@famu.edu

BS, Florida A&M University
MA, University of South Florida
MM, University of South Florida

Robert Griffin is an Assistant Professor of Music at Florida A&M University where his duties include directing the Marching “100” Trombones, Trombone Choir, Jazz Ensemble II and supervising Student Jazz Combos.  Mr. Griffin holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Music Education from Florida A&M University along with a Masters Degree in Music Education from the University of South Florida and a Masters Degree in Jazz Performance also from the University of South Florida, where he studied trombone with Tom Brantley. Mr. Griffin served as arranger and leader of the USF Jazz Bone Band and Director of Jazz Ensemble II at the University of South Florida.  Robert Griffin has an extensive background of performances with jazz, rock and funk groups throughout the United States and has performed at jazz festivals in Italy and France.  He has performed with jazz artists such as Matt Niess, Brett Stamps, Vince DiMartino, Ben Jaffe, Liesl Whitaker, Pat Harbison, Charlie Davis, and Keith Waters.  In addition, many of Mr. Griffin’s students have become successful educators, performers and recording artists.