Joshua Blythe, a Missouri native, is a performer, composer, and educator based in Kansas City, MO. Beginning his musical career in Columbia, MO, Josh moved to Kansas City in the fall of 2012. As of the spring of 2016, Josh will have earned a BM-Jazz Studies degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Josh has performed with Bobby Watson and Dan Thomas as well as prepared and performed music celebrating the lives of many jazz greats, such as: Sammy Nestico, Jimmy Heath, Benny Golson, and Gerald Wilson. Josh has also studied with Loyd Warden, Michael Warren, Michael Carvin, and the author of Essential Latin Styles for Drum Set, Doug Auwarter. Along with teaching at Music House School of Music, Josh can be actively seen and heard around Kansas City and surrounding areas with groups such as Grand Villanova and the AM Trio.