Soprano Saxophone SS524
Glen Gray graduated
from Virginia Tech in 2004, with a degree in Music Education. While at Virginia
Tech, Glen studied classical saxophone with Dr. David Jacobsen and participated
in jazz bands under the direction of Grammy award winning jazz musician
Chip McNeil as well as jazz pianist and composer James Miley. After schooling,
he went on to teach in the southwest Virginia area as a high school band
director for 6 years.
teaching, Glen primarily toured with Virginia based band Center Hill, playing
shows up and down the east coast. The tour venues ranged from small bars,
clubs, large venues, outdoor festivals, and music halls. Throughout his playing
time in Virginia, he played shows with Lloyd Dobbler Effect, Sister Hazel,
along with members of Sly and the Family Stone, and Tower of Power.
leaving Virginia in the summer of 2010, he came to Houston Texas, where after a
few shows sitting in with performers around town, eventually became the
saxophonist for local Houston band Big Richard, playing shows in and around
Houston as well as other cities throughout Texas and Louisiana.