Brandon Moore is a saxophonist, composer, arranger, and educator based in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Originally from Dexter, MO, Brandon moved to Denton, TX to study jazz at the prestigious University of North Texas. Brandon graduated in 2016 with a B.M. Degree in Jazz Studies in saxophone and in 2018 with a M.M. in Jazz Studies with an emphasis in composition.
At UNT, he performed, recorded, and toured with the world-renown One O'Clock Lab Band under the direction of Alan Baylock. His main professors included Rich DeRosa, Alan Baylock, and Brad Leali. Brandon’s compositions and arrangements were recorded on "Lab 2018: The Rhythm of the Road" and “Lab 2017." His works are performed by multiple different ensembles around the College of Music. In 2018, Brandon won a Downbeat Student Music award for his arrangement of “My Shining Hour” as well as being selected as an Outstanding Soloist in the Graduate Jazz Soloist category. Brandon was a Teaching Fellow in Jazz Arranging, Jazz Saxophone, and directed the 6 O’Clock Lab Band. Currently, he resides in Grapevine, TX, where he gigs in DFW as well as teaching private students.