Kerry "Doc" Stone

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Kerry  Stone


Adjunct Instructor


School of Music

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Bryan Fine Arts #358


Kerry “Doc” Stone is a versatile musician with an extensive background in performing and teaching. Educated at Western Kentucky University, Bachelor of Arts. Emphasis Television and Cinematography, and Member of Gemini 15 USO Jazz Band. Stone is a charismatic soloist and ensemble performer whose instrument repertoire include: Guitar, banjo, mandolin, bass guitar, drum kit, dobro, dulcimer, harmonica, baritone guitar, tenor guitar and ukulele. A music instructor who operated a private studio from 1978 – 2015. Stone has performed on radio and television and appeared with Johnny Cash, The Judds, Dolly Pardon, Ronnie Milsap, Larry Gatlin. The Blackwood Brothers, and Charlie Daniels Chet Atkins to name a few.

WORK AND PERFORMANCE EXPERIENCE Tennessee Technological University 2001- Present, Adjunct Guitar Professor/ Doc Stone Music Studio 1978- 1991 Private Studio Instruction/ Doc Stone School of Music 1991-2015 Studio instruction of Suzuki Violin, Guitar and Bass/ Co-Owner AyerStone Publishing/ BMI Songwriter Affilliate/ Ensemble Performances/ Produced Future Stars Performances, (20), at the Ryman Auditorium from 1995- 2010 (Organized, managed financing, advertising, public relations and negotiations./Jake Hess 1973-1975/ Del Reeves 1975/The Fabulous Four Guys 1976-1983/ WSM Grand Ole Opry 10 years (over 1600 spots)/ Peavey Guitar artist 1980/ Aria Pro II Guitar artist 1977/ Gibson Guitar artist 1981-1985/ Jimmy Dean Show 1978-1983/Cedarwood Publishing, RCA Studio B, STAR-GEMS Studio, Monument Records, Columbia Studio, The Music Mill Studio, Paragon Studios, The Sound Kitchen, Rockland Road Studio, Glen Campbell Publishing/ Jingles for Martha White Foods/ TV: The Ralph Emery Show, The Jim Kearce Show, The Bob Braun Show, Jerry Lewis Telethon, The 700 Club, The Charlie Daniels Volunteer Jam, The first broadcast of GOO on Public Broadcasting TV/ RADIO: The Waking Crew Radio Show, WWVA Wheeling Jamboree Radio Show/ The first broadcast of GOO on Public Broadcasting TV/ HAS APPEARED WITH Reba McIntire Ann Margaret/ Roy Acuff Ruth Buzzy/ Minnie Pearl Rosemary Clooney/ Crystal Gayle George Jones/Johnny Russell Marty Stewart/Margo Smith Lester Flatt/Jeannie Pruitt Bill Monroe/Connie Smith The Whites/Billy Walker Ricky Scaggs/Johnny Cash The Judds/Dolly Pardon Ronnie Milsap/Larry Gatlin The Blackwood Brothers/Charlie Daniels Chet Atkins/The Ink Spots Jack Greene/The Wilburn Brothers Dottie West/Jim Ed Brown Helen Cornelius/Stonewall Jackson Little Jimmy Dickens/Tanya Tucker Tom T Hall/Jim Glaser Marty Robbins/The Stoneman Family Terry Bradshaw/Archie Campbell Alabama/FAMOUS STUDENTS Alan Jackson/Jonathan Brown/AWARDS/Instrumental Group of the Year Nomination 1980, 1981, 1982/Student awards (Represented by Doc stone School of Music)/Numerous CMA awards and Grammy Awards, by Alan Jackson