Drum set professor Brian Wolfe has performed with artists such as Sharon Jones, the Dap Kings, Sufjan Stevens, and Maynard Ferguson.
Bass professor Paul Thompson has performed with Stanley Turrentine, Bob James, and Hubert Laws.
Piano professor Cliff Barnes has performed with Marcus Miller, Lalah Hathaway, Johnny Gill, and Terrance Blanchard.
Director Jared Sims has played with Soulive, Bob Brookmeyer, Artie Shaw Orchestra, and Noel Gallagher.
The WVU jazz studio has a weekly jazz jam session held every Thursday over the course of the fall and spring semesters where students have the opportunity to try out material that they are learning in class in a fun and exciting off-campus environment.