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David Joyner Trio
October 11 @ 7:30 pm9:30 pmFree
David Deacon-Joyner is Professor of Music and Director of Jazz Studies at Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, Washington. From 1986 to 2000, he was a professor on the faculty of the renowned Jazz Studies division at the University of North Texas in Denton. He holds degrees in composition and a PhD in ethnomusicology from the University of Memphis (Tennessee) and the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. He has adjudicated festivals and served as faculty for jazz workshops throughout the United States and is the producer of the PLU summer jazz concert series Jazz Under the Stars. As a scholar, he has lectured and published extensively, including the third edition of his textbook American Popular Music, published by McGraw-Hill. David is a busy free-lance pianist, vocalist, composer and arranger in the Puget Sound area and makes occasional guest appearances throughout the United States and Canada.