Gregory's Open Road

GREGORY CARROLL

CEO
American Jazz Museum

“A real job that is a successful job for someone is a job that's driven by their passion and their love.”

INTERESTS:

Music

THEMES DISCUSSED:

Character Desire Experience Focus Individualism Inspiration Opportunity Passion Perseverance Pressure Success Struggle Talent Negativity Support & Encouragement

TAGS:

adjustments, Ambition, becoming, Characture, childhood, death, eye on the prize, fast food, funeral, Lionel Hampton, McDonalds, mind set, music, music business, overcoming, parents, piano, positivity, stronger, vibraphone

BIOGRAPHY:

Gregory Carroll knew music was going to be his life, but could not foresee how it would shape the road he was on. Before becoming the Chief Executive Office of the American Jazz Museum in Kansas City, Greg served as the Director of Jazz Studies at the University of Colorado, and continues to perform with his own group, the Midnight Blue Jazz Quartet, on his preferred instrument, the vibraphone.

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