Andy Woodson, lecturer of jazz bass, is one of the most in-demand bassists in the central Ohio area, and has been a vital part of the Columbus music scene since 1985. He received his BA in Music Performance (Jazz Studies) at The Ohio State University in 1989, and won an outstanding soloist award at the Tri-C Jazz Festival in 1988.
Dennis Hodges has been an active musician in central Ohio since the early 2000s. He came to Columbus to study with Stan Smith at Capital University, completing his degree in 2005. While there, he was also able to study with Sid Jacobs (MI), Rick Peckham (Berklee), and Karl Wohlwend.