Jecorey "1200" Arthur is an award-winning music educator, performer, composer, producer, and community organizer from West Louisville, KY. He earned the nickname “1200” after teaching himself how to use a KORG D-1200 digital recording studio at age 12, and a decade later earned his BME and MAT in Music Education at the University of Louisville. As an educator he has taught music to thousands of students, all-ages in Jefferson County Public Schools, Boys and Girls Clubs of America, and beyond. As a performer he has played Forecastle Festival and New York City’s 92nd Street Y, as well as stages with the Louisville Orchestra, Stereo Hideout Brooklyn Orchestra, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, Nashville Symphony Orchestra, Columbus Symphony Orchestra, and Oregon Symphony Orchestra. Arthur is currently the Music Education Manager for 90.5 WUOL Classical Louisville at Louisville Public Media, Professor of Percussion Studies at Simmons College of Kentucky, a member of the IMAN Artist Roster, endorsed by Salyers Percussion, and serves as the Executive Director for Athiri, a nonprofit he founded where artists lead youth in service-learning projects to better their communities. Follow 1200 on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram @1200LLC

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