From fashioning his first set of ride cymbals from upside down orange cones in the snow-covered suburbs of Buffalo, NY, Columbia-based drummer and vocalist Chris Church has performed with an array of artists. He has shared the stage with country star Lee Brice, the Dirty Dozen Brass Band, as well as opening for Toby Keith … Read more
I was born in Bauru in the state of São Paulo Brazil. I grew up in a non- musical family but with musicality in the air. No one in my family played any musical instruments but it was different with me. I started developing the taste for music when I was only 2 years old … Read more
Kanika Moore was born into a musically talented family that not only pursued diverse genres, but also were very proud and confident on their instruments of choice. Naturally, being surrounded by such an array of talent was intimidating, but with the consistent encouragement of her mother and grandmother, she began singing in choir at the … Read more
Zach started playing guitar at age six and soon progressed from rock to jazz and fusion. Comfortable in any setting, he studied at the University of North Texas and USC and now enjoys working as a sideman with several groups around Columbia and on the road with original rock group The Reggie Sullivan Band.
It would be difficult to determine which of Dr. Goodwin’s contributions to the arts community should be emphasized. He is a composer, arranger, a performer (in many genres), studio producer, conductor and leader of both classical and jazz groups, and he is a distinguished teacher. Current Activities There are always several things in the hopper. … Read more
Born in Orangeburg, SC and graduated with a degree in music from Claflin University; worked as a band director|music teacher South Carolina (Bamberg and Clarendon counties) for 24 years; worked with Sam Cooke, Otis Redding, Patti LaBelle, Wynton Marsalis, Ron Westray, Wycliff Gordon, and others; his current band, Jazzology, has performed regularly at local clubs … Read more