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Primary Instrument: Piano

Alton Merrell is an accomplished pianist, Hammond B-3 organist, composer and music educator. Currently, Alton is a Professor of Jazz Piano and Jazz Studies at Youngstown State University (YSU). From the same institution, he earned a Bachelor of Music in Music Education and Classical Piano Performance graduating Cum Laude, and a Master of Music in Jazz Piano performance. From the University of Pittsburgh, Dr. Merrell received his Ph.D. in Jazz Studies with a research focus on jazz piano performance and pedagogy.

Dr. Merrell leads his own group, “Dr. Alton Merrell and Impact,” an instrumental and vocal ensemble combining diverse musical styles in its repertoire including jazz, gospel, classical, funk, and rhythm and blues. This group is known to produce music, which evokes love, healing, joy, deliverance and peace to people throughout the world. Alton’s latest award winning CD “You’re The Reason” embodies this vision. ...
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Featured recording “You're The Reason”

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You're The Reason

(2005)

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Primary InstrumentPiano

LocationPittsburgh, PA

Credentials/BackgroundAlton Merrell is a professor of Jazz Piano and Jazz Studies at Youngstown State University. Contact him at almerrell@ysu.edu

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