Faculty | Jazz
Assistant Director of Jazz Studies
Ryan Gabbart is a trombonist, arranger and copyist living in the great city of Houston, TX. A lifelong student of music, Ryan received both his undergraduate and masters degrees (music performance and music theory, respectively) from The Moores School of Music at The University of Houston. Since 2008, Ryan has served as the Assistant Director of Jazz Studies at The Moores School of Music, where he conducts the Jazz Ensemble and produces the annual Moores School Jazz Festival. As a performer, Ryan regularly entertains with his own jazz trio and can also be found playing in a wide variety of ensembles and genres of music throughout Houston.