Brandon Moore is a saxophonist, composer, arranger, educator, and multi-instrumentalist based in the Nashville area. Originally from Dexter, MO, Brandon moved to Denton, TX to study jazz at the prestigious University of North Texas. Brandon graduated in 2016 with a B.M. Degree in Jazz Studies in saxophone and in 2018 with a M.M. in Jazz Studies with an emphasis in composition and arranging.
At UNT, he performed, recorded, and toured with the world-renown One O'Clock Lab Band under the direction of Alan Baylock. His professors at UNT included Rich DeRosa, Alan Baylock, and Brad Leali. As a writer, Brandon's pieces were recorded on "Lab 2018: The Rhythm of the Road" and “Lab 2017." In 2018, Brandon won a Downbeat Student Music award for his arrangement of “My Shining Hour” as well as being selected as an Outstanding Soloist in the Graduate Jazz Soloist category. Brandon was a finalist in the Eastman Winds "Perform with Mintzer Competition: 2016." During his masters degree studies, Brandon was a Teaching Fellow in Jazz Arranging, Jazz Saxophone, and directed the 6 O’Clock Lab Band.
Brandon's compositions and arrangements have been performed by artists such as The Airmen of Note, Chris Potter, One O'Clock Lab Band, Joe McBride, and Eric Scortia. As a woodwind doubler, Brandon has played on shows such as Hugh Jackman: The Man. The Music. The Show. Currently, he resides in Nashville, TN, where he works as a saxophonist, arranger, and educator.