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Andy Black Andy Black is a graduate from Malone University with a bachelor’s degree in Music Education with an emphasis on piano and voice. Andy has extensive performance experience in a wide variety of musical styles, from jazz piano and vocals to performing with Opera Cleveland and the Akron Symphony Orchestra. He has also seen the stage in other capacities, serving as an emcee in several campus and community events. Several times a year, Andy assists GlenOak High School’s vocal jazz ensembles by leading their rhythm section, and traveling with them to perform in Western Michigan University’s vocal jazz invitational every spring. He is currently the director of music and worship at First Friends Church in Salem, OH.
Noah Simionides Noah, a senior at GlenOak High School, is involved in the strings program as a bassist and in the band as a trombonist. Noah plays electric and upright bass for the Andy Black Trio and has wide-ranging experience, both with the GlenOak vocal jazz ensembles and as a member of The Brighter Side Band, where he performed regularly in the Canton/Akron area, as well as on the historic Beale Street in Memphis, TN. Noah also plays in the worship band at his church, The Chapel in North Canton, and is currently preparing for a missions trip to the Dominican Republic through his youth group.
Keith Wilson Keith, a junior at the University of Mount Union, is pursuing his bachelor’s of Music Education degree with a focus on percussion. Keith has had much experience performing with the Alliance Symphony Orchestra, as well as playing piano for Mt. Union’s jazz band in and around the Akron/Canton area. He recently enjoyed playing blues with the Brighter Side Band in the Canton/ Akron area, and highlighted with a performance on the renowned Beale St. in Memphis, TN. Keith currently teaches at Kent State Stark Campus for the local Blues in Schools program. He enjoys being part of the jazz rhythm section at GlenOak High School, and accompanying their vocals jazz ensembles at Western Michigan University’s invitational each spring.
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