Jeff is an accomplished trumpet and flugelhorn player with over 40 years experience.
He has used his talents to minister and lead congregations in worship in many different settings, including; Sunday services,
youth retreats and concerts. Jeff also has a unique singing style, and can minister in song with his bold baritone voice.
He has been featured on the Christian Television Network (CTN) shows The Good Life and Bay Focus.
Jeff has performed solo concerts in churches all over the United States and has been
blessed to play in services in six foreign countries. He also appears in concert with Dave Boyer, and with the Tulsa
Praise Orchestra several times each year, and plays professionally with the ORU Pep Band.
As well as his love for God, Jeff also has a strong sense of patriotism and love for his
country. He has had the honor of being invited to perform The Star Spangled Banner prior to several sports events
including for the Tulsa Drillers, Charlotte Knights, Kannapolis Intimidators, Oral Roberts University baseball, and Tulsa
He has also been honored
to perform the dramatic narration of the Star Spangled Story, at the 200th Anniversary Celebration of the Star Spangled Banner,
right on the grounds of Fort McHenry in Baltimore, and at the 100th Anniversary Convention of the
Women's Auxiliary to the VFW. You can watch that presentation here: http://bit.ly/2sBJVoc
Jeff is a 1982 recipient of the Louis Armstrong Jazz Award. Honoring
outstanding jazz students, the Armstrong Award recognizes the highest achievement in jazz performance.
The certificate reads, In recognition of outstanding achievement by an instrumentalist in the field of jazz, as demonstrated through superior
musicianship, character, and individual creativity.