Staff Sergeant Wesley Anderson
Staff Sergeant Wesley Anderson was born in Scottsdale, Arizona, and earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Jazz Studies Performance from Arizona State University in 2010. In 2012, he relocated to Los Angeles, California, where he began working as a professional musician at Disneyland and began touring nationally and internationally with pianist, Eric Reed. Before SSG Anderson became a member of the Jazz Ambassadors in 2016, he was blessed with the opportunities to perform with numerous jazz luminaries, including Kenny Burrell, Ron Eschete, Barry Zweig, John Clayton, Bobby Pierce, Ernie Andrews, Les McCann, Mary Stallings, Allan Harris, Wycliffe Gordon, Rodney Whitaker, Reginald Thomas, Ronald Carter (Sax), Brice Winston, Eric Schneider, Daniel Barrett, Rusty Stiers, John Noryeko, Sam Pilafian, Patrick Sheridan, Gregg Bissonette, Gordon Goodwin, and select others. SSG Anderson lives outside Baltimore, Maryland, with his wife, Alexis, and is honored to serve his country as the drummer for America’s Big Band.