Deegan, bass, piano, guitar
Jeff Deegan served twenty-seven years as a musician with the United States Navy Band where he performed on piano, guitar and bass in a wide variety of musical settings. He was the leader and musical director for several groups during his career and regularly performed before the nation's highest-ranking military and civilian leaders.
The last five years of his career Jeff played piano for the Navy's premier eighteen piece jazz ensemble where he had the opportunity to perform at the Walt Disney World Jazz Festival, International Saxophone Symposium, Detroit Montreux Jazz Festival and the International Association of Jazz Educators conference in New York City.
Jeff also produced 11 nationally distributed recording projects and performed on numerous recordings and thousands of concerts nationwide and abroad throughout his career.
After retiring from the Navy Band Jeff became Director of the School of Music for a K-12 private school in Waldorf, MD where he taught up to 60 students per week and was involved in preparing students for musicianship tests and competitive festivals.
Jeff holds a Bachelor of Music Degree from Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA and has been teaching piano, guitar and bass at More than Music since 2006.