Degrees and Certifications:
BME (Bachelor of Music Education) from The University of Southern Mississippi
Mr. Jimi Brown
Entering his 11th year as a music educator in Mississippi, Jimi Brown is currently serving as Concert Band Director for Gulfport High School and Director of Percussion for the Gulfport School District in Gulfport, MS. He received his Bachelor of Music Education with emphasis in Percussion from the University of Southern Mississippi in 2008.
As a middle school/high school band director, his bands have consistently earned all superior ratings at adjudicated events that they have attended. In 2017, he received the Middle School Band Director of the Year award in the Gulf Coast Band Directors Association where he is currently serving as 1st Vice President.
In addition, Mr. Brown collaborates, composes and arranges percussion scores with area band directors. He is also known across the Gulf Coast for playing auxiliary percussion/drumset with the Gulf Coast Big Band.
Jimi Brown is a proud endorser of Innovative Percussion Inc. and Ludwig-Musser.