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Alton Merrell

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.

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Primary Instrument

Piano

Location

Pittsburgh, PA

Credentials/Background

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

Discography

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