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Talented Arranger/Composer/Trumpeter available to encourage and teach composition and trumpet students. I completed graduate studies under the tutelage of Dr. Gordon Vernick at Georgia State University. Recipient of the Johnny Mercer Assistantship; arranged and co-wrote unpublished works performed by the GSU Jazz Orchestra. ASCAP composer with licensing placements for Chick-fil-A, The CW network, and The Oprah Winfrey Network.


Commercial Lead Trumpet


Ruby Velle and the Soulphonics (current)

The Main Attraction Corporate Band (current)

Party On the Moon (2018-2020)

Arranged custom charts for Party on the moon horn section (2018-2020)

Georgia State University Johnny Mercer Graduate Assistantship


Researched and Co-wrote five unpublished works from the Johnny Mercer Archive

Co-wrote/arranged horn parts for billboard chart band Ruby Velle and the Soulphonics

Guest Soloist for University of West Georgia Jazz Band

GSU Youth Jazz Ensemble Combo Coach

Jason Collier Freelance Music Services


Managed and directed bands for fortune 500 company; Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines. Served as the Relief Music Director.

Managed and directed bands that created unforgettable musical experiences. Communicated with clients to ensure that the music was arranged to meet their entertainment specifications. Past clients include the High Museum of Art, Marta, and BMW.

Applied empathy and problem solving to isolate deficiencies in students' performances. Prescribed exercises in small methodical steps to correct the overlying issues, creating improved technique in a short amount of time.



Johnny Mercer Assistantship Arranging Highlights

Featuring the Joe Gransden, Francine Reed and the GSU Jazz Ensemble


Master of Music, Georgia State University (Dean’s List 3.7 gpa)


Jazz Trumpet Concentration

Recipient of the Johnny Mercer Assistantship Award

Arranged and co-wrote unpublished compositions for the the GSU Jazz Ensemble featuring Joe Gransden and Francine Reed


Dr. Gordon Vernick

Joe Gransden

Commercial Songwriting Highlights

Featuring Ruby Velle & the Soulphonics

Performance Experience

Commercial Lead Trumpet

Ruby Velle and the Soulphonics (current)

The Main Attraction Corporate Band (current)

Party On the Moon (2018-2020)

ATL Collective Performances

Guest Soloist for the University of West Georgia Jazz Ensemble

Temptations Review Featuring Dennis Edwards

“Later with Jools Holland” Featuring Curtis Harding

“Live at BBC Radio 1” Featuring Curtis Harding

Discography/ Print

Jason Collier “Buy your Own Destiny” (Composer)

CW Network “The Originals” (Co-writer)

Chick-fil-A commercial aired (Co-writer)

The O Network “The Have and Have Nots” (Co-writer)

Ruby Velle and the Soulphonics “Tried on a Smile”
(Composer/Trumpet Performance)

Ruby Velle and the Soulphonics “Tried on a Smile”
(Composer/Trumpet Performance)

Ruby Velle and the Soulphonics “It’s About Time” (Trumpet Performance)

Wale “Dummies” (Trumpet Performance)

Little Tybee “Little Tybee” (Trumpet Performance)

Myle Brown “Myles Brown” (Trumpet/Vocal Performance)

My Original Work

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Jason Collier Music Project

"Buy Your own Destiny"

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Jason Collier Music Project

"The Grind"

Recording with



Ruby Velle & the Soulphonics

"Tried on a Smile"

Ruby Velle & the Soulphonics

"It's About Time"

Little Tybee

"Little Tybee"

Whitney Tai

"Good at Being Bad"

Ruby Velle & the 


"State of all things"

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