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Angie Stone
Bebe Winans
Brannen Temple
Brian Simpson
Candy Dulfer
Chante Moore
Chaka Khan
Clark Terry
David "Fathead" Newman
David Sanborn
Dee Dee Warwick
Earl Klugh
Euge Groove
Frank Foster
George Duke
Gerald Albright
Houston Person
Hugh "Peanuts" Whalum
Jeff Golub
Jeffrey Osborne
Jody Watley
Jonathan Butler
  (Music Director 2008-2010)
Keith Loftis
Kevin Whalum
Kirk Whalum
Lalah Hathaway
Leroy Cooper
Louie Bellson
Marcus Miller
Martin Banks
Najee
Norman Brown
Oleta Adams
Patti Austin
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Peabo Bryson
Peter White
Phil Perry
Red Holloway
Regina Belle
Richard Elliot
Rick Braun
Roy Hargrove
Sheila E.
Tim Bowman
Tom Braxton
Wayman Tisdale
Wycliffe Gordon
Yarbrough & Peoples
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DISCOGRAPHY
STEINWAY ARTIST
THE MUSIC STAND
PRESS ROOM
PERFORMANCES & TOURS (BANDS/ENSEMBLES)
Montreaux Jazz Festival
Guitars and Saxes Tour
Jazz Attack Tour
Rendezvous All Stars
Sammons Center for the Arts Jazz Ensemble
Dallas Jazz Orchestra
Mesquite Jazz Repertory Ensemble
New Texas Symphony Orchestra
Texas Chamber Orchestra
Dave Koz Cruise
The Smooth Jazz Cruise (Wayman Tisdale, host)
The Smooth Jazz Cruise
MASTER CLASSES, LECTURES & CLINICS
Beltline Intermediate School Jazz Lecture
Cedar Valley College Music Business Discussion
COGIC Choir Workshop
Covenant Church Creative Arts Camp
Covenant Church Rock Star Camp
Covenant Church Student Leader Training Worship Lecture
Dallas Baptist University Symposium on Jazz
KERA & Dallas Museum of Art State of the Arts Lecture Series
Mesquite Music Teachers Association Master Class
New Mt. Moriah Baptist Church Choir Workshop
North Central Texas College Music Business Discussion
Ronald E. McNair Elementary School Jazz Clinic
Sammons Center for the Arts Jazz Clinics for Youth and Adults
Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary Master Class for Composition
T. W. Brown Middle School Jazz Clinic
Texas Tech University Jazz Festival Adjudicator
SPECIAL AWARDS & RECOGNITION
Excellence In Teaching Award - Cedar Valley College
Jazz Artist of the Year - Sammons Center for the Arts, Dallas, TX
Proclamation from the State of Texas Senator Royce West
EDUCATION
Tyler Street Christian Academy (High School) - Dallas, TX 1990
Valedictorian
High School Band (percussion, drum major). Studied piano with Jerry Knox and Kerrie Hutcheson (Brook Mays Music).

Texas Tech University - Lubbock, TX 1995
Bachelor of Music in Music Composition and Mathematics minor
Magna Cum Laude
Studied piano with Steven Glaser, Dr. William Westney, and Dr. James Sudduth. Studied composition with Dr. Mary Jeanne van Appledorn and Dr. Steven Paxton. Jazz Band Instructor Dr. Alan Shinn. Marching Band (percussion). Jazz Band Ensembles & Combos (piano). University Musicals/Theater (music director). University Singers (piano). Texas Tech Gospel Choir (piano). Accompanist for vocal and instrumental students. Ollie Jones & By Faith Jazz Band (leader). Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society. Golden Key National Honor Society. Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society. Kappa Mu Epsilon National Mathematics Honor Society.

Southwest Texas State University - San Marcos, TX 1997
Master of Music in Music Performance,
Specializing in Jazz, Theory & Composition
Magna Cum Laude
Studied piano with Dr. James Polk, former Musical Director for Ray Charles. Studied composition with Dr. Russell Riepe. Jazz Band Instructor Dr. Keith Winking. Jazz Band Ensembles & Combos (piano). Salsa Band (keyboard, percussion). Jazz Orchestra (conductor). Gospel Expressions Choir (piano, music director). Accompanist for vocal and instrumental students. Theory Teaching Assistant.

Bernard Wright (Recording artist & keyboardist) - Dallas, TX 1999
Private Lessons
EXPERIENCE
Residencies & Educational Institutions
2011-present
Artistic Director, Sammons Jazz Program, Sammons Center for the Arts, Dallas, TX
2014-2015
Artist in Residence, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary School of Church Music Jazz Studies Master of Music Program, Fort Worth, TX (Private Piano, Keyboard Ensemble Founder/Director, Music Practicum-Leading Instrumental Ensembles for Worship)
2013-2014
Adjunct Professor for Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary School of Church Music Jazz Studies Master of Music Program,Fort Worth, TX (Private Piano, Keyboard Ensemble Founder/Director)
2005-2009
Cedar Valley College, Lancaster, TX - Music Faculty Professor
(Theory, Composition, Orchestration, Commercial/Jazz Piano, Piano Class I, MIDI, Keyboard Ensemble Founder/Director)
2003-2005
Cedar Valley College, Lancaster, TX - Professor/Visiting Scholar 
(Theory, Composition, Orchestration, Commercial/Jazz Piano, Piano Class I, MIDI, Keyboard Ensemble Founder/Director)
2000-2003
Cedar Valley College, Lancaster, TX - Adjunct Professor 
(Theory, Composition, Orchestration, Commercial/Jazz Piano)
1997-1998
Dallas Baptist University, Dallas, TX - Instructor (Keyboard Improvisation)
1997-1998
Tyler Street Christian Academy, Dallas, TX - Instructor
(General Music/Choir, Grades K-12)
Fall 1997
Cedar Valley College, Lancaster, TX - Adjunct Professor (Composition)
1996-1997
Southwest Texas State University, San Marcos, TX - 
(Theory Teaching Assistant, Jazz Orchestra Conductor, Jazz Ensembles/Combos Pianist)
 
Churches & Music Organizations
2003-2012
Covenant Church, Carrollton, TX - Keyboardist
1998-1999
Community of Hope UMC, Arlington, TX - Worship Leader
1997-1998
New Mt. Moriah Baptist Church, Dallas, TX - Minister of Music
1996-1997
St. James Episcopal Church, Austin, TX - Church Pianist
Summer 1994
First Baptist Church Lubbock, Lubbock, TX - Music Director for Youth Summer Camp
1993-1995
Ollie Jones and By Faith - Founder, Bandleader, Music Director
1991
Texas Tech University It's A Wonderful Life - Music Director
BOARDS & COMMITTEES
2016-present
Blue Candlelight Music Series Artistic Advisory Board, Dallas TX 
2012-present
Dallas Jazz Appreciation Month Committee, Dallas TX
2003-present
Cedar Valley College Music Department Advisory Committee, Lancaster, TX
(Committee Chair 2012, 2017; Search Committee 2009)
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