Originally from Cedartown, Georgia, Dr. Casey Thomas is Assistant Professor of Trombone at Jacksonville State University in Jacksonville, Alabama. Dr. Thomas completed both his Masters and Doctor of Musical Arts degrees in trombone performance and pedagogy from The University of Iowa in Iowa City and his Bachelors degree in music education from Jacksonville State University. He is a member of Resonant Projection, a professional trombone quartet dedicated to promoting new and undiscovered works, The Rome (GA) Symphony Orchestra, and has performed with various ensembles throughout the South and Midwest.
He is the owner of several music related businesses including Just for Brass, Just for Winds, Potenza Music (the publishing wing of Just for Brass and Winds), Solid Brass Music Company (another online sheet music retail and publishing service), and www.brassmusician.com (an online magazine for brass instrumentalists).
Previous academic appointments were at Berry College, Georgia Highlands College, Georgia Northwestern Technical College, Ouachita Baptist University, Cornell College, and Saint Ambrose University.