Chuck Owen

I AM ALWAYS DELIGHTED to discuss ideas for creative new projects. Please don’t hesitate to contact me directly for more info regarding commissions, guest conducting/workshops, and booking Surge appearances. I’d also like to hear any of your questions and comments about the Jazz Surge, my compositions, or this website.


Phone: 813-974-4348

Mailing Address:
Chuck Owen
University of South Florida
School of Music
4202 E. Fowler Ave.
Tampa, FL 33620

Jazz Surge CDs may be purchased through any online CD retailer:, Barnes &, etc. as well as directly from the labels (Sea Breeze and MAMA) if not readily available at your local CD storefront.

Printed Music
Most of Chuck’s charts are available through either:
Walrus Publications (Otter Distributors) or
University of Northern Colorado Jazz Press
Please contact them directly for information on pricing, availability, etc.

USF Jazz Studies
If you’d like info on admission to the USF Jazz Studies Program please visit the website or contact the School of Music’s Admissions Director: Dr. Bill Hayden. I’ll be happy to respond directly to questions regarding the MM in Jazz Composition.

Cover photo on Here We Are is by noted environmental artist Clyde Butcher. His photographs are available at his Big Cypress or Venice galleries and through his website: