Kent Jordan PhotoFlutes, Big Band & Large Ensembles

Kent Jordan presently heads the music department at Lusher Charter School, an arts intensive program in New Orleans, as well as instructs at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage School of Music. As former Chair of the Music Department at the New Orleans Center for the Creative Arts (NOCCA) Mr. Jordan has cultivated many students such as: Christian Scott, Troy Andrews, and Devin Phillips. As a performer Mr. Jordan has released three albums under the Columbia label and has performed and recorded as a sideman with the likes of Ellis Marsalis, Wynton Marsalis and Elvin Jones. This accomplished flautist has been performing professionally since 1969, when he was a soloist with the New Orleans Symphony Orchestra. Mr. Jordan is currently an Oasis Records recording artist.