Doctorate of Music in Composition, University of Memphis

Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies, Berklee College of Music, Boston

Visiting Lecturer, Music Theory at MTSU, 2014-2015 (Full Time)

Adjunct Faculty Member, MTSU: Drum-Set, Jazz Combo, Commercial Music Ensemble and Music Appreciation, 2001-2013

Admissions Counselor, Berklee College of Music, 1988-1992

Professional Musician including performances at the Ryman Auditorium and appearances on ABC's hit  TV Series  Nashville.

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