Woody Lingle

Woody has always been an eclectic musician, but his true passion is for Jazz. He played with the One O’clock Lab Band under Leon Breeden at NTSU(University of North Texas), put together a trio for Richie Cole and Bruce Forman, and has continued to play and write in that medium, as well as Pop and R&B. At home in many genres, Woody has played or recorded with many artists, including Gary Puckett/ Steve Wariner/ EmmyLou Harris/ Margaret Becker/ Charlie Peacock/ Susan Ashton/ Bill Anderson/ Ricky Van Shelton/ Richie Cole/ Bruce Forman/ Out of the Grey/ Phil Keaggy/ Larry Carlton/ Lee Roy Parnell/ Ty Herndon/ Deborah Allen/ Chet Atkins/ Liberace/ and Leslie Mills. He wrote for TV’s “A Guiding Light” and “As the World Turns”, and played on Steve Wariner’s 1998 CMA Song of the Year “Holes In the Floor of Heaven”. He is currently on the road with Gary Puckett and the Union Gap, as well as Music Director for Ebenezer Baptist Church in Cordova, SC.