Geoff attended Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville and studied Jazz Performance and Music Education as well as receiving a BA in Psychology and Sociology from Maryville University. He's been playing for 32 years, and has taught music for 13 years. He worked on the sales floor and taught for Mozingo Music from 1995 to 2001.I have had the privilege to play with David Newman, Chris Vadala, Eddie Daniels, John Pizzarelli, Dave Weckl, Bill Watrous, and Clark Terry. My musical influences include Michael Brecker, Sonny Stitt, Mike Stern, Sonny Rollins, Charlie Parker and Miles Davis.In addition to playing with a gospel big band, Psalm 150, I have been the leader of a contemporary Christian band, PowerHouse for the last 13 years. I have also performed with local bands: Generations, Phoenix.