Paul Ferguson is one of the leading jazz composer/arrangers of his generation. His four big band Cd’s include "Blue Highways"(with Jiggs Whigham, Claudio Roditi and the Berlin RIAS Big Band), "Friends" and "Live at the Bop Stop"(with his own orchestra) and "Jazz Vespers"(with the Cleveland Jazz Orchestra). Paul is the 1995 recipient of the Gil Evans Fellowship in Jazz Composition. A veteran of the Tommy Dorsey and Glenn Miller Orchestras, Paul currently resides in Cleveland and performs with the Cleveland Pops and the Cleveland Jazz Orchestra. A graduate of the Eastman School of Music, Paul has taught at Case Western Reserve University since 1988.