Dr. Alvin McKinney is a Power Alto Saxophonist, song writer/composer, arranger, and producer. He started his musical journey playing drums at age four and picked up the Saxophone at age 12. He attended Memphis State University (MSU), where he studied Classical Saxophone under Professor of Saxophones, Mr. Allen Rippe. He graduated in 1989 with a concentration in Saxophone Performance. He went on to study Saxophone Performance under world renowned Professor of Saxophones, Mr. Donald Sinta, at the University of Michigan Master’s Program, where he taught Jazz Styles as a Graduate Assistant under Mr. Ed Sarath. He holds a Masters in Divinity, and a Doctorate Degree in Sacred Music. Over the years, he has performed with such industry giants as B. B. King, Johnny Adams, Lazy Lester, Latimore, Louie Bellson, Clark Terry, Kirk Whalum, Ron Brown, Billy Preston, Wayne Lindsey, Brenda Lee, Ellis Hall. Please visit www.dralvinmckinney.com.