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Thomas Tiger Rogers

Thomas Jefferson Rogers Jr. aka Tiger Rogers was born on April 4, 1982. His father is the late Thomas Jefferson Rogers Sr. and mother, Mary Louise Rogers. As a child, Tiger had a unique fascination with art and music... After graduating from Wingfield High School in 2000, Tiger then enrolled at The University of Southern Mississippi, majoring in Music Performance with an emphasis in Jazz Studies. Tiger began studying jazz under the direction of, Larry Panella. Over the years, Tiger has continued to search for what he calls, “The Indigo Sound” in his music. Since he was a kid, he noticed that when he read letters and counted numbers, each letter of the alphabet and number from the numeric system had a color. When he decided to sit out of college, he began to put this gift to practice. From that moment on, Tiger's life has not been the same. In 2009-2010, he became section leader over the horn section for the Mississippi Grammys in 2010, and performed at the Mississippi Grammy's with the Williams' Brothers, Nanette Workman, Charlie Pride, Eddie Cotton, Dorothy Moore, Pinetop Perkins, The Swedish Sensation! Beatrice! Cassandra Wilson and opened for Marty Stewart. On July 18, 2009, Tiger performed at the National Governor's Convention in Mississippi. Tiger Rogers entered the Mississippi Jazz foundation as the youngest inductee in 2011 receiving the aspiring jazz artist award

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