Musical Director Loudoun Jazz Ensemble
The LJE is under the direction of John Morgan, a Jazz trombonist and educator who has performed and directed groups in a variety of styles, nationally and internationally. He received his B.M. in Jazz Studies from University of Cincinnati, M.M. in Jazz Studies from the University of Southern California, and Doctor of Musical Arts from the University of Southern California.
As a professional trombonist, Morgan has performed with many internationally-acclaimed jazz artists including Bill Holman, Alicia Keyes, Bill Watrous, Bob Mintzer, and Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band, and was a performer at the 50th Annual Grammy Awards.