Band Director, Houston
Chase Jordan was born and raised in Houston, Texas. He began taking music seriously at the age of 8. Jordan was later accepted into the High School For Performing and Visual Arts (HSPVA) where his career culminated in many awards- most notable 3 time winner of The Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival Outstanding Soloist. After moving to New York City, he received his B.F.A. in Jazz and Contemporary Music from New School University. Chase has performed with and/or recorded with such notable artist as The Houston Symphony, Lionel Hampton, Jewel Brown, Joe Sample, Hubert Laws, Robert Glasper, Jason Marsalis, Solange Knowles, Musiq Soulchild, and Mos Def. Chase is currently band director at Houston’s renowned music magnet Parker Elementary. In 2015, Jordan was a quarterfinalist for the Grammy Music Educator award.