Nasir p. dickerson, BA, MA| Middle School instrumental music director
Nasir was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and raised in Camden, New Jersey. He is an alumni of Camden High School. He was a member of the National Honor Society and was a recipient the Alexander Oaks Award. A graduate of University of the Arts , Nasir is employed with Creative Arts Morgan Village Academy in Camden, New Jersey as an Instrumental Music Teacher. He earned the award of the Best Teacher of the Year in 2010.
In 2002 he formed his own jazz group called Nasir Dickerson and the Renaissance Messengers. Today Nasir produced two wonderful CD's (albums) called the Journey to the Fatherland and The Revealer. Nasir performed and/or actively performs for many legendary greats such as the Philadelphia Legends of Jazz Orchestra (Leon Mitchell), Stylistics, Intruders and Urban Guerilla Orchestra. He also open for legendary jazz greats, such as Dr. Donald Byrd, Robert "Bootsie" Barnes, Wallace Roney, Jimmy Heath, Cyrus Chestnut Trio, Duane Eubanks, Jymie Merritt, Mickey Roker, Stanley Wilson and Sid Simmons. Also, today Nasir performs with CTO World Entertainment Group (Park Avenue), Bounce - The New Evolution, and The Tony Grandberry Project in the Philadelphia area.
Camden City Public School Music Teachers - Two Brothers and a Friend teach using a vertical alignment.
Jamal Dickerson - Creative Arts High School
Nasir Dickerson - Morgan Village Middle School
Hassan Sabree - R.T Cream / Hatch Middle School