Biography


Growing up in New Orleans and Baton Rouge, Morgan was given his first pair of drumsticks at the age of six months…followed shortly thereafter by a drum set. By six, Morgan had his first saxophone and his instrumental repertoire expanded to many more instruments. Having grown up in a musical household, Morgan had the good fortune of being exposed to jazz from the Marsalis family, Donald Harrison, Christian Scott, among many others. He has shared the stage with such notables as Nicholas Payton, Ellis Marsalis, Herlin Riley, Esperanza Spalding, Jimmy Cobb, Terri Lyne Carrington, Christian Scott, Allen Toussaint, Freddy Cole, Robert Glasper, Russell Gunn, Amina Figarova, Wallace Roney, and Buster Williams. In April 2016, Morgan released his first record, “The Saga” and followed with, “The Saga II” in 2017. Morgan is currently studying at The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music in New York City. Since 2017, Morgan has been performing with Terri Lyne Carrington’s band, “Social Science”, Amina Figarova’s Sextet, and since 2018, Morgan has been touring with Esperanza Spalding’s, “12 Little Spells”.