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Jeff Lisenby

Jeff LisenbyJeff Lisenby music directed, arranged, and performed in the Broadway version of "Ring of Fire," played keyboards on the cast album, and was in many subsequent versions of the show, as well as on the Today Show. Jeff was nominated for an Ovation Award in 2012 as music director.

Lisenby has played keyboards with the touring shows of: "Wicked," City of Angels," and "Jersey Boys," and has accompanied Brenda Lee, Pavarotti, Chip Esten, Blake Shelton, Mel Tormé, Dolly Parton, Lee Greenwood, and Donna Summer. He has also been blessed to get to play in Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center, and the Ryman Auditorium.

Jeff has won silver and bronze medals for the U.S. in two international classical accordion championships. He currently works with the singers on cruise ship production shows, so he gets to travel all over the world doing what he loves. Jeff also teaches as an adjunct in the School of Music at Belmont University, and plays key- boards on many Nashville recordings, including the Grammy-winning CD: Songs from the Neighborhood—the music of Mister Rogers, and his own A Spy in Tortuga (jazz accordion with a band) and Walkin’ The Winter Wonderland (solo piano holiday music).