Al Dodds

  Our bassist, Al Dodds, is a music teacher having taught instrumental music full-time at every educational level in private and public schools. He earned a Bachelor of Music and Masters of Music Education with emphasis in Jazz Studies degrees at University of North Texas, as well as studying at Berklee College of Music in Boston… 

   Until he got the call from Heidi’s, Al had remained active as a free lance bassist; having been called on to perform with several jazz greats & popular recording stars; Al was a member of the Coastal Symphony of Georgia and was the house bassist at an equity dinner theatre in Jacksonville, playing 8 Broadway shows each week for many years… 

   Al loves playing with Ron and Stan and is honored to be part of the Heidi’s house trio; he says he feels like he has to bring his ’A’ game each night. Al says “These guys are great and inspiring, they make me play!” He also says: “thank you, Heidi, for keeping jazz alive and for bringing me into the Heidi’s Jazz Club family.”