Aaron myers | Jazz singer, entertainer, music activist
Aaron Myers is a native Texan who began playing the piano at the age of 3. A veteran of the US Army, where he also Played, Sang, Directed & Composed music; Aaron went on to Navarro College, majoring in Theatre and Business, where he played for the College Gospel Choir.
In 2005, Aaron relocated to Los Angeles, CA where he performed his comedy at many of the comedy clubs in Hollywood (The Laugh Factory, Ha Ha Cafe, The Comedy Store, Ice House). Musically he was the featured talent at the Fashion TV's 10 year Anniversary Party, and as a studio musician he composed/recorded the soundtrack for the film, "A Song and a Prayer". Not forgetting his roots, he worked as the musician for the Youth Department at West Angeles Church of God in Christ.
Aaron served as a field organizer for 9 months during the 2008 presidential campaign, working for the Obama/Biden Ticket. In December of the same year Aaron moved to Washington, DC to oversee the closing of the Global Family Program, acting as the last paid National Director.
While in DC, Aaron grew deep musical roots performing at major events in the nations capital such as: 50 Anniversary of the Peace Corps, National Legal Aid & Defender Association 100th Anniversary, Rehearsing/Directing/Performing 100 Voice Choir at the World AIDS Conference, Various events at the French & Swiss Embassies, teaching music classes for the DC Summer Program, Teaching Master Jazz Performance Classes with students from Canada & France, performing at the Library of Congress and a featured artist for the Capital Jazz Festival 3 concurrent years.
In May of 2013, Aaron Myers released the Video "What's a Man to Do" from his Debut Jazz/Neo Soul Album "Leo Rising" (released nationwide July 4th 2013) to critical acclaim garnering nominations for the Washington Area Music Awards along with being included on the Grammy Ballot. His Sophomore Album "The Lion's Den" was released in 2015, garnering him 2 nominations for the IEMA's where he won "Jazz Artist of the Year."
Currently, Aaron Myers is the Resident Artist at Mr. Henry's Restaurant in Washington, DC and Minister of Music at Covenant Baptist United Church of Christ.