Jeff is occasionally active as a trombone/brass/jazz instructor and clinician, working with many of Mississippi's finest programs, including Quitman, Southaven, Ridgeland, and Oxford High Schools. References available.

He holds a Bachelor of Music from The University of Mississippi and a Masters of Music Education from VanderCook College of Music in Chicago, IL, with additional studies at Mississippi State University and Henderson State University in Arkadelphia, AR.