Meet the Musician
Senior Chief Musician Stacy B. Loggins,
|Christmas in the Islands
featuring CPO Loggins on steel pans from the album
Senior Chief Musician Stacy Loggins, a native of Las Vegas, Nevada, joined the Navy Band in 1994. He earned a Bachelor of Music from Cameron University in 1991 and a Master of Music from East Carolina University in 1993, both in percussion performance. While at ECU, he won the East Carolina Concerto Competition, served as the Marching Pirates drumline instructor, and performed in the steel band, Panama Steel. He has written for “Percussive Notes” magazine, and has performed with the Lawton Philharmonic Orchestra, the Georgetown Symphony, the McLean Symphony Orchestra and the Fairfax Symphony Orchestra. He has also appeared with Roger Williams, Judy Collins, The Dukes of Dixieland and the esteemed Canadian Brass. An avid steel pan player, Loggins is a frequent Navy Band steel pan soloist, premiering two Navy Band arrangements for solo steel pan and wind ensemble. He is the Concert/Ceremonial Band percussion section leader, coordinating all aspects of a ten-member percussion section. His teachers include Nick Stamanis, James Lambert, Harold Jones, and Mark Ford.
In addition to his music degrees, Loggins also holds a certificate in landscape design from The George Washington University and a Master of Landscape Architecture from Virginia Tech. In his free time, he enjoys gardening and performing with his Caribbean band, Tobago Bay.