Ken McCoy

Profile:
Trumpeter, Arranger

Ken is a native of the Buckeye State, born and raised in Ironton (Lawrence Co.) and a graduate of Greenville High School (Darke Co.) He is the retired Chief Arranger (Sergeant Major) for the United States Army Field Band Washington, DC where he arranged and composed music for the Concert Band, Soldiers Chorus and the Jazz Ambassadors. By virtue of the Field Band's mission, Ken's music has been performed in all 50 United States as well as Europe, Japan, South Korea, India, Mexico and Canada.

Ken completed his undergraduate studies at the University Of North Texas (North Texas State) where he played trumpet in the famous One O'clock Jazz Lab Band under the direction of Leon Breeden. While in Texas he served as contractor and trumpeter with the Les Elgart Orchestra. After retiring from the US Army Field Band, Ken attended The Ohio State University and began writing for The Ohio State University Marching Band under the direction of Dr. Jon R. Woods. He is entering his 16th year writing for "The Best Damn Band In The Land". Ken earned his Master's Of Music Education from OSU in 1997.
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Artist

Ken McCoy Discography Tracks

Instruments & Performance

Ken McCoy - Lab! (Annual Fall Concert, November 25, 1969) album art NTSU Lab Jazz*, Leon Breeden Space NTSU Lab Jazz*, Leon Breeden - Lab! (Annual Fall Concert, November 25, 1969) (Album) Century Records (4) US 1969 Sell This Version
Ken McCoy - Annual Spring Concert Of The Lab Bands, April 14, 1970 album art Various Various - Annual Spring Concert Of The Lab Bands, April 14, 1970 (Album) Century Records (4) US 1970 Sell This Version
USR 3274 Ken McCoy - Live! The North Texas Lab Bands, Fall And Spring Concerts, 1970/1971 album art The North Texas State University Lab Band The North Texas State University Lab Band - Live! The North Texas Lab Bands, Fall And Spring Concerts, 1970/1971(LP) Precision Custom Recording USR 3274 US 1971 Sell This Version
LJ112 Ken McCoy - Live '72/'73 album art The North Texas State University Lab Band The North Texas State University Lab Band - Live '72/'73(LP, Album) NTSU Jazz LJ112 US 1972 Sell This Version
USR 5943 Ken McCoy - Live! album art The North Texas State University Lab Band The North Texas State University Lab Band - Live!(LP) Precision Custom Recording USR 5943 US 1973 Sell This Version

Writing & Arrangement

Ken McCoy - Annual Spring Concert Of The Lab Bands, April 14, 1970 album art Various Watch What Happens Various - Annual Spring Concert Of The Lab Bands, April 14, 1970 (Album) Century Records (4) US 1970 Sell This Version
Ken McCoy - The Legacy Of Stan Kenton album art Jazz Ambassadors* Stan Kenton Medley (as SGM (Ret.) Ken McCoy) Jazz Ambassadors* - The Legacy Of Stan Kenton Not On Label US 1997 Sell This Version
T2CD-1122 Ken McCoy - Kenton Portraits - A Loving Salute album art Various With The Old Man In Mind and 1 more… Various - Kenton Portraits - A Loving Salute(2xCD, Comp) Tantara Productions T2CD-1122 US 2006 Sell This Version
none Ken McCoy - Jazz A Great American Heritage Part II album art The Soldiers Of Sound Pequenos Reyes The Soldiers Of Sound - Jazz A Great American Heritage Part II(LP) Not On Label none Unknown Sell This Version
none Ken McCoy - A Tribute To The American Soldier album art The Soldiers' Chorus* Selections From Fiddler On The Roof (as MSG Ken McCoy) The Soldiers' Chorus* - A Tribute To The American Soldier(LP, Album, Promo) Department Of The Army none US Unknown Sell This Version
TUSAFB V76389 Ken McCoy - The United States Army Field Band And Soldiers' Chorus Of Washington, D.C. album art The United States Army Field Band And Soldiers Chorus The Music Man and 4 more… The United States Army Field Band And Soldiers Chorus - The United States Army Field Band And Soldiers' Chorus Of Washington, D.C.(2xLP, Album, Promo) Not On Label TUSAFB V76389 US Unknown Sell This Version
none Ken McCoy - The Jazz Ambassadors album art The Jazz Ambassadors* Another Star The Jazz Ambassadors* - The Jazz Ambassadors(LP, Promo) Not On Label none US Unknown Sell This Version

Conducting & Leading

Ken McCoy - Annual Spring Concert Of The Lab Bands, April 14, 1970 album art Various Watch What Happens Various - Annual Spring Concert Of The Lab Bands, April 14, 1970 (Album) Century Records (4) US 1970 Sell This Version