Bert Ligon is unique among our Benedetto Artist endorsers because first and foremost he is one of the country’s top jazz pianists. With a BM and MM in piano performance and arranging, he was a member of the very demanding One O’Clock Band during his tenure at the University of North Texas. Bert went on tour and performed with Maynard Ferguson, Chris Potter, Red Rodney, Randy Brecker, Marion McPartland, Mel Torme and Diane Schuur, to name just a few. He has published three important jazz books and has composed for radio, TV and film. At USC he has siteeloped an amazing array of jazz guitarists, where he serves as the primary guitar instructor. Local jazz artists are amazed at his prowess on both guitar and piano.