|Ken hails from
Cincinnati, Ohio, and has lived in Arizona since 1998. Education
includes bachelors and masters degrees in music education, performance,
and conducting from Miami University, Oxford, Ohio. Doctorate
studies in music and jazz education were taken at the University
of Cincinnati College-Conservatory in Cincinnati, Ohio.
studies at Jamey Aerbersold and Stan Kenton clinic/camps enabled
Ken to study jazz theory, composition, and performance with Dr.
David Baker, Jerry Coker, Bobby Shew, Pat Harbison and Dan Haerle.
serves the Arizona Music Educators Association as a certified
adjudicator and clinician. He is available to school programs
as an on-site program evaluator.