Jeff Williams began his musical journey as a saxophonist in 1983 at Spottsville Elementary School in Henderson County, Kentucky. Continuing his band career throughout his high school years, he was awarded the Louis Armstrong Jazz Award and participated in the All-State band his senior year.
In 1989, through the influence of David Caldwell, his high school band director, and his love for music, Mr. Williams chose to continue his musical quest at Florida College in Temple Terrace, FL where he met his bride to be and received his associates degree in 1992. He then moved to Murray, KY where he graduated with his Bachelor’s in Music Education in December of 1995.
He married Robbin Blades on July 6, 1996 and began his first teaching job at Owensboro High School as the High School Band Director in August of that same year.
After five years at Owensboro High School, the band had experienced many great successes. Including, in 2001, being the first Owensboro High School Band in the schools history to make it to the Marching Band State Semi-Finals and to the State Concert Band Festival.
In July of 2001 Mr. Williams’ was led to Mayfield, KY where he became the Band Director at Graves County High School. In August of 2003 Mr. Williams received his Masters of Music Education Degree from Murray State University.
Mr. Williams is excited about the future of the Graves County Band program and is looking forward to continuing to work with the students, parents, teachers and administration to make this program the best that it can be.
Mr. Williams is the proud father of three daughters, Lily Brooke, Maggie Renee, and Mali Renee and one son, Blade.