Dwight Andrews is Professor of Music Theory and African American Music a Emory University and Pastor of First Congregational Church, UCC. He holds degrees from the University of Michigan, the Yale Divinity School, and a PhD in Music Theory
from Yale University. Andrews is a saxophonist and has appeared on over twenty-five jazz and ‘new music’ recordings. He has been recognized for his collaborations with playwright August Wilson having served as musical director for the Broadway productions of Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, Joe Turner’s Come and Gone, The Piano
Lesson, and Seven Guitars. His film credits include The Old Settler, The Piano Lesson, and Miss Evers’ Boys. Andrews is working on a book that focuses on the intersection between spirituality and jazz.