DuPor Georges holds a M.A. in performance and arranging from Queens College in New York and a B.M from the William Patterson University in New Jersey. He has taught in the NJ school system and is currently on the faculty of the Duke Ellington School of the Arts. He also teaches trombone at the University of District of Columbia. He has extensive performance experience nationally and internationally with a number of bands, including the Ray Charles Orchestra, Duke Ellington Orchestra, Count Basie Orchestra, Illinois Jacquet Big Band, Jimmy Heath Big Band, Charles Mingus Big Band, Cab Calloway, and the Black & Blue Broadway European Tour. In addition, Mr. Georges has performed as a recording artist on Verve Records, Candid Records, and Jive Records.