Dr. MarQo Jusreall
"Dr. Q" is a professor of Music Business, vocalist, and writer currently residing in Nashville, TN. He is a graduate of Fisk University with a BS in Business Administration (Music Business concentration), and Lipscomb University with a Master's of Education in Instructional Practice and EdD in Learning Organizations and Strategic Change. His research explores creative efficacy in a digital and globalized era.
Dr. Q was a member of the world-renowned Fisk Jubilee Singers®, traveling as a baritone, with notable performances at Carnegie Hall, The Kennedy Center, the White House, and the Ryman, as a guest soloist. Diverting from his industry training, Patton joined the Teach For America corps and taught at Nashville's first charter school, Smithson Craighead Academy K-4. As a tenured educator in K-12, he has acquired dual licensure in K-8 core subjects, 7-12 Business Education, and Music Business occupational licenses. As one of the founding music business instructors, Dr. Q taught at Pearl-Cohn Entertainment Magnet High School for six years (Pearl-Cohn is the home of the first student-run signed record label in the nation, Relentless Entertainment Group).
Dr. Q is a practical scholar who teaches what he does! As a blessed recipient of diverse awards and recognition in service and in industry, Q continues to perfect his craft in the industry, performing live and session work in various genres and markets (such as Chris Tomlin, Chris Stapleton, Mavis Staples, Greta Van Fleet, Rival Sons, Maren Morris, Quaver Music Education, Jelly Roll, We The Kingdom, Kid Rock, Robert Randolph and the Family Band, Kaleo, SHANNON SANDERS, Elvis film, and others).
Through Jusreall Music Group Global, LLC, Jusreall offers consultation to independent artists and creatives interested in self-publishing and creative development. In lecture, seminars and workshops, he uses music, research, and professional experience to challenge others with their gifts. Though he considers himself an artist, Dr. Q values the import of great teachers and mentors, and encourages others in pursuit of their passions. He is fueled by his love for God, passion for music's impact, and belief in young people and their potential.
“Though he considers himself an artist, Dr. Q values the import of great teachers and mentors, and encourages others in pursuit of their passions”