December 18 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm,
On this holiday concert, jazz pianist, Jody Mayfield will feature jazzy holiday music from his number one Christmas EP “A Jody Jazzy Christmas.” This multi-talented keyboardist blends his remarkable sense of soulfulness with a warm, familiar intimacy, resulting in fresh takes on Christmas classics. As caressing atmospheres waft around the tight grooves and lush melodies, Mayfield switches seamlessly between piano and contemporary keyboard vibes.
Jody Mayfield is a jazz musician from Atlanta GA. He studied at Clark Atlanta University, where he majored in Music Performance. He holds a B.A. Degree in Music Technology from Morris Brown College and Master's Degree in Music Technology from Southern Utah University. He has performed with musical greats such as Dizzy Gillespie at the Montreux Jazz Festival in Montreux, Switzerland ('81, '82) as well as James Lloyd of Pieces of a Dream; Frank Foster; Grover Washington, Jr.; Mary Lou Williams; Illinois Jacquet, Jazz Violinist, Karen Briggs, Mike Phillips, and the Tony Rich Project. He also opened concerts for Sarah Vaughn, Dexter Gordon, Rodney Franklin, Wynton Marsalis, Lionel Hampton, Gladys Knight, Ramsey Lewis. Fred Hammond, Jermaine Dupri , he has Done television music scoring with Robert Townsend,to name a few.
Jody Mayfield has worked with top hip-hop producers such as Jermaine Dupri, Organized Noize, Anthony David, Marq (Remarqable) Jefferson of So So Def Records. He has also produced a double CD set of songs for the non-profit organization Young Life, which impacts the lives of inner-city teens. He has also worked with actor-comedian, Robert Townsend (who referred to him as a “Master Musician”) on film and television projects for the Black Family Channel. Jody mayfield also has several movie soundtracks to his credit. His company, JMQ studios specializes in music for film and television. During the holiday season of 2020, his “A Jody Jazz Christmas” was number 1 on the smooth jazz charts. His latest project, “Doing the Do" has received rave reviews and is soaring up the music charts.
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