Rodney Jordan, Professor of Jazz Studies joined the Florida State University faculty in 2001. He received a Bachelor of Music degree in Music Education from Jackson State University in Jackson, Mississippi where he studied with Dr. London Branch, Alvin Fielder, and Andy Hardwick. Jordan was also the Assistant Principal bassist with the Mississippi Symphony Orchestra and Principal Bassist with the Albany Symphony Orchestra (Albany, GA) and served as string instructor in the Dougherty and DeKalb County School Systems in Georgia. He has also served as the bass instructor at Darton College in Albany, GA and Georgia State University in Atlanta, GA.

 

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