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Jim Andy Caudill

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Jim Andy Caudill


Jim Andy Caudill (b. 1932, Ashland, Ky.) is a retired American composer and educator.

Mr. Caudill began his musical career at age five when his father taught him to play trumpet. In 1950, he toured America as a national champion soloist. While earning his Bachelor of Arts degree from Morehead State University (Ky.) and Master of Arts degree from Marshall University (W.V.), he started composing and arranging for concert, jazz and marching bands.

As an educator, Mr. Caudill taught in the public schools until 1968 when he accepted a position at Pikeville College (Ky.). While at Pikeville College, he taught trumpet, music theory, orchestration, teaching methods, and conducted its wind ensemble, retiring in 1997.

Notable publications for band include Landmark Overture and Folklore for Band, among others.

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