William Ellis, Joseph Patrick Moore and Shawn Perkinson first met while attending the University of Tennessee in Knoxville between the years of 1989-1994. They each studied privately with:
Jerry Coker (Pat Methany, Jaco Pastorius, R. Brecker)
Donald Brown (Art Blakey, Freddie Hubbard)
Rusty Holloway (Woody Herman)
Mark Boling (Billy Higgins, TS Monk)
Keith Brown (Mose Allison, Tommy Flannigan) and many other important teachers and mentors.
While attending U.T.K., William Ellis, Joseph Patrick Moore and Shawn Perkinson would play… read more