Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5434 USA
- M.A Queens College
- B.A. Western Michigan University
Keith Hall has established himself as a passionate educator and joyful performer. He is the director of the Keith Hall Summer Drum Intensive and is an instructor of jazz drum set at Western Michigan University. He is the author of Jazz Drums Now! Vol. 1 and Vol. 2, and is the radio host for Jazz Currents on WMUK. In addition to performing with the Western Jazz Quartet, he currently tours the globe with singer Curtis Stigers and his NYC trio TRI-FI.
Hall spent eight years in New York City where he played drums on Broadway’s ‘Lion King’ and has performed with Betty Carter, Wycliffe Gordon, Sir Roland Hanna, Wynton Marsalis, Michael Phillip Mossman, Luciana Souza, Terrell Stafford, Joe Wilder and Steve Wilson. He holds a bachelors and masters degree in jazz studies from Western Michigan University and Queens College in New York. Hall is active in schools around Michigan, as he presents educational programs to students of all ages.