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Ron Tucker
Pastor

Maryland Heights, MO
(314) 291-6647
www.gracestl.org

Director of Worship Arts
Brad Andrews ext. 2138
Technical Director
Ron Krause ext 2196
Production Coordinator
Nikki Thompson ext 2143
Audio Director
Dan Cunningham ext 2193
Audio Recording
Reba Holt ext. 2166
A/V Director
Gino Hicks ext. 2147
Band Director/Arranger
Scott Jones ext 2109
Drama Director
Joanna Jones ext 2194
Lighting Director
Sharon Reilly ext 2107
Set Design
Sue Schoedel ext. 2195






1981-2004






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"The Worship Arts Ministry combines fine arts and technology to create
impacting worship experiences. Singers, instrumentalists, actors, dancers
and technicians all work in harmony to make Grace’s worship services
inspiring and spiritually uplifting. Our deepest core value is to glorify God
through artistic excellence."

Grace Worship TeamThe Grace Drama Team
The Grace DancersThe Grace Youth Band




Scott Jones Scott Jones, band leader/arranger/guitarist, joined the Grace Worship Arts team in 1990. He served as the Music Director for the 2000 National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Mid-America Emmy Awards. Scott has also been featured in Keyboard Magazine, Recording Magazine and Music & Computers Magazine. Other credits include recordings or performances with Kent Henry Ministries, Joyce Myers Ministries, the Kirklands, Greenville College, Spirit Wing and others. Check out his current CD "Freedom" at Progressive Arts Music. "Freedom" is now in the first round for consideration for nomination for a Grammy for best Jazz Instrumental Release.

Jay Hungerford Jay Hungerford, bass, received his degree in Music Education from SIU-C. He performs at jazz festivals and clinics across the country. He has taught at the University of Missouri - St. Louis, Fontbonne College, Meramac College and has been a member of the Webster University Jazz Faculty in St. Louis MO for over 2 decades. His bass method book, "Walking Jazz Lines For Bass" is used in colleges across the country and Japan. Concerts include performances with Herb Ellis, Mundell Lowe, Buddy Defranco, Richie Cole, Scott Hamilton, Chris Potter, Roger Williams, Vanessa Rubin, Maynard Ferguson, Bill Watrous, Eddie Higgins, Warren Vache, Howard Alden, Ralph Sutton, Jay McShann, Mundell Lowe, Carl Fontana, Jake Hanna, Butch Miles, Grady Tate, The St. Louis Muny Opera, The St Louis Symphony and others. He has over 50 recordings to his credit including 26 Integrity Worship recordings. Jay became a member of the Worship Arts team in 1982.

James A. Jackson II James A. Jackson II, drums, began his percussive career at the age of three, playing the congas for an ethnic dance group. He studied piano until the age of 11, at which point he switched to drums. James' first playing outlet was his church's choir. While in high school he studied jazz and music theory, absorbing the influences of Billy Cobham, Dennis Chambers, Will Kennedy, Dave Weckl, and Steve Gadd. James toured with the Gospel Stage Play, "O Lord What Now". Currently, he is the drummer for the popular St. Louis based group, BOOM, gigging three to four nights per week. In addition to teaching at Fred Pierce's Studio Drum Shop, James is in demand as a studio player and produces other projects during his time off stage. Check out his newly released educational DVD A Drummer's Confession. Read about JAJ2 in the October '04 issue of Modern Drummer.

Guy Danhoff Guy Danhoff , guitars, joined the Grace Worship Arts Team in September of 2002 after serving 8 years as the guitarist for Hawthorn Hills Community Church (HHCC), a Willow Creek Association Church located in the Northern Suburbs of Chicago. During this time, Guy co-founded the 9-piece Christian Pop-Rock Group, 'Walk the Walk' and co-produced the 1998 release of their CD. “Tell Me Why,” co-written by Danhoff, hit the Chicago radio airwaves in 2001 on the Christian Radio Station 106.7 “The Fish”. In his late teens, Guy studied music under the instruction of the legendary Christian Hard-Rock Group Whitecross co-founder and guitar virtuoso – Rex Carroll. In 1999, Danhoff played his first solo gig at the Mecca of blues’ Buddy Guy’s Legends. Rex Carroll joined Guy as a special guest and the two “cut-heads” throughout the night. In 2000, Danhoff collaborated with Roger Haynes, (guitarist and co-founder of Walk the Walk) releasing their “I’ve Got the Blues” CD called Blues Dawg on their own Rocky Records label.

Lynn Verbrugge Lynn Verbrugge, percussion, has been an active member of the Grace Band for over three years. She has also played percussion and drums for other music groups and ministries at Grace Church since first attending Grace in 1985. Lynn started playing drums in her high school marching band in Houston Texas. While attending college at Texas A&M University, she played timpani and snare drum in the Symphonic Band. For the last 19 years, Lynn has played drums, percussion, mandolin and guitar for various Christian Music Ministries throughout the St Louis area.

Kris Steller Kris Steller, 2nd keys

Carl Albrecht, Charlie Peterson, Tom Brooks
Paul Wescott, Mark Miller
Gary Fiorino, Cherish Mack, Carl Casperson
Jeremy Flagg, Danny DuMaine, Doug Flagg
Frank Goessler, Bill Elrod, Larry Smith
April Schnardthorst, Tim Cunningham
 


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