Dr. Brian Cashwell maintains an active and varied performing and teaching schedule throughout Ohio and the Midwest. Equally at home in jazz and classical idioms, he directs the Jazz Ensemble at Wright State University, where he has also taught jazz history, jazz improvisation, class piano, jazz piano and world music courses. He has also collaborated in concerts WSU Women’s Chorale, Collegiate Chorale, and various student and faculty recitals. He is also a faculty member of the Miami Valley Jazz Camp, and maintains a private piano teaching studio.
He currently holds the piano chair in the Classic Jazz Stompers and Bright Moments Quintet, and his own trio, with drummer John Taylor and Chris Berg, remains in demand, performing frequently for both public and private events. He has contributed to a number of recordings and his playing has been broadcast nationwide on National Public Radio.
Cashwell is currently the organist and men's ensemble director at Normandy United Methodist Church. He received a D.M.A. from The University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, M.M. from University of Georgia, and B.M. from Florida State University
He received his DMA in piano performance from the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, MM from the University of Georgia, and BM from Florida State University. His teachers include James Streem, Bill Peterson, Fred Hersch, Gary Dial, Phil DeGreg, and Mike LeDonne.
Joining Brian will be John Taylor on drums and Chris Berg on bass.
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