MSG Joseph Henson

, saxophone

Hometown:

Rock Hill, SC


Joined the band:

1997



Bachelor's Degree:

University of South Carolina


Master's Degree:

University of North Texas



MSG Joseph Henson attended the University of South Carolina as an undergraduate where he studied with Bert Ligon and Roger Pemberton. He then completed his graduate studies at the University of North Texas where he played in the One O'Clock Lab Band for three consecutive years (1994-1997) and studied with Jim Riggs and Dan Haerle. His composition "Highlander" was featured on the album Lab '96 and "Syndrome" was featured on Lab '97. While a member of the One O'Clock Band, the band played concerts in Hong Kong and Japan. He now plays tenor saxophone in The U.S. Army Blues, and leads his own small group that plays acoustic and electric jazz.