Keith Hall has established himself as a passionate educator and joyful performer. He is the director of the Keith Hall Summer Drum Intensive and is the Jazz Drum Set Professor at Western Michigan University. He is the author of Jazz Drums Now! Vol. 1 and Vol. 2, and is the radio host for Jazz Currents on WMUK. In addition, he spent 12 years touring the world and recording with singer Curtis Stigers and has a new CD with his New York trio TRI-FI.
Keith spent 8 years in New York City where he played drums on Broadway’s ‘Lion King’ and has performed with Betty Carter, Wycliffe Gordon, Sir Roland Hanna, Joe Lovano, Wynton Marsalis, Michael Phillip Mossman, Luciana Souza, Terrell Stafford, Joe Wilder and Steve Wilson. Keith holds a Bachelors and Masters degree in Jazz Studies from Western Michigan University and Queens College in New York. Keith is active in schools around Michigan, as he presents educational programs to students of all ages.