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educator , musician

Cedric Carl Dent, musician, educator. Nominee Grammy Award for best instrumental arrangement accompanying a vocal, National Academy Recording Arts and Sciences, 1990, Dove award for urban recorded song of the year, Gospel Music Association, 1999, Grammy award for best jazz vocal performance, National Academy Recording Arts and Sciences, 2000. Member of American Federation of television and Radio Artists, Phi Kappa Phi.

Background

Dent, Cedric Carl was born on September 24, 1962 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of Edward Samuel and Barbara Eloise Dent.

Education

Bachelor of Music in Choral Music Education, University Michigan, 1985. Master of Music in Music Theory and Arranging, University Alabama, 1987. Doctor of Philosophy in Music Theory, University Maryland, 1997.

Career

Co-producer, co-arranger, performer Take 6 vocal ensemble, Nashville, since 1985. Songwriter, public Broadcast Music Inc., since 1988. Roy Acuff chair of excellence in the creative arts Austin Peay State University, Clarksville, Tennessee, 1999.

Host Music to my Ears National Public television WDCN, Nashville, 2000. Member chancellor's distinguished fellows series University California, Irvine, 2001.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Composer: (songs) Soon One Morn, 2002. Producer(songwriter): (recorded performance) The Dream, 1999.

Membership

Member of American Federation of television and Radio Artists, Phi Kappa Phi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, church music, jogging.

Connections

Married Beverly Dawn Hayes, December 6, 1987. 1 child Cedric Carl.

father:
Edward Samuel

mother:
Barbara Eloise Dent

spouse:
Beverly Dawn Hayes

child:
Cedric Carl Dent