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BIO

Thomas Jefferson Rogers jr. {also known as }Tiger Rogers was born on April 4th, 1982. His father is the late Thomas  Jefferson Rogers Sr. and mother, Mary Louise Rogers. As a child, Tiger had a unique fascination with art and music. Beginning in his sixth grade year at Whitten Middle School, his hardworking father bought him a brand new Yamaha alto saxophone for beginner's band. Tiger soon began to play at his local church, Faith Commmunity Fellowship Church(Faith Worship and Outreach) where he learned to create horn parts and play by ear while being trained at Whitten Middle School by Wayne Miller, oboe player, of the Mississippi Symphony. Tiger has always recognized the importance of music in the world, as well as the Christian world. His music is his life. His life is his ministry. His ministry is healing a hurt world through the power of music. 

Tiger graduated from Wingfield High School in Jackson, MS, (2000) and then enrolled at The University of Southern Mississippi(2000-03,04) majoring in Music Performance with an emphasis in Jazz Studies. Tiger began studying jazz under the direction of, Larry Panella. 

Over the years, Tiger has continued to search for what he calls, "The Indigo Sound" in his music. Since he was a kid, he noticed that when he read letters and counted numbers, each letter of the alphabet and number from the numeric system had a color. When he decided to sit out of college, he began to put this gift to practice. From that moment on, Tiger's life has not been the same. He is thankful and humbled to be a unique servant to many listeners that hear his original compositons; This is what he was made for... to serve. . Recently in 2009-2010, he became section leader over the horn section for the Mississippi Grammies in 2010, and performed at the Mississippi Grammy's with the Williams' Brothers, Nanette Workman, Charlie Pride, Eddie Cotton, Dorothy Moore, Pinetop Perkins, The Sweedish Sensation! Beatrice!, Cassandra Wilson and opened for Marty Stewart. On July 18th,2009, Tiger performed at the National Governor's Convention in Mississippi. Tiger Rogers entered the Mississippi Jazz foundation as the youngest inductee in 2011 receiving the aspiring jazz artist award. Thomas Tiger Rogers currently performs with the BB King Allstars on the Holland American cruise ships traveling vast areas of the world.Tiger believes in the spirit of excellence. And so far, it has paved the way in his life.