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Thomas recently received his DMA in Piano Performance and Pedagogy from the Northwestern University School of Music in Evanston, Illinois.

Thomas, a native of Galveston, Texas, earned his Master of Music in Piano Performance from Chicago Musical College-Roosevelt University in 1989, and a Bachelor of Music in Music Education from Texas A&I University (Kingsville) in 1986 with honors.

Regarded as an accomplished performer in both the classical and popular genres, Thomas has collaborated with numerous vocal artists including the late world-renowned bass-baritone, William Warfield. In addition, he has performed with various choral and gospel groups such as the All-City Elementary Youth Chorus and the Voices of Resurrection, with whom he toured Vienna and Australia, respectively. Jefferson was a participant in the Eleventh International Chopin Piano Competition in Poland, and has performed as a recitalist across the country and within the Chicago area.

As a skilled music transcriber, he has transcribed the music of gospel artists such as Kirk Franklin and Walter Hawkins, to name a few. Thomas' hymn arrangements are published by Augsburg Press.

Currently, Thomas serves on the piano faculty of the Sherwood Conservatory of Music, and is music minister at the Basilica of Our Lady of Sorrows on Chicago's westside.

In addition, Thomas is music editor of World Library Publications' IN SPIRIT AND TRUTH, music from the African American Community, Series.

A Savior Is Born

A Savior Is Born - Click and Print

Ave Maria - Jefferson

Ave Maria - Jefferson - click and print

Be Still

Come, Holy Spirit, Come

Come, Holy Spirit, Come

Come, Magnify the Lord with Me

Enter with Praise

Enter with Praise

Go Tell It on the Mountain - Jefferson

Go Tell It on the Mountain - Jefferson - click and print

Go, Tell it On The Mountain

God Hears Me When I Pray - Gowens

Good Ground

Good Ground

Have Mercy On Us for We Have Sinned: Psalm 51

Have Mercy On Us for We Have Sinned: Psalm 51 - Click and Print

If Today You Hear His Voice: Psalm 95

If You Want to See a Miracle

Let All the Nations Praise You: Psalm 67 - Petty

Let All the Nations Praise You: Psalm 67 - Petty - Click and Print

Let the Children Come to Me

Let the Children Come to Me - Click & Print

Lord Let Us See Your Kindness - Thompson

Lord Let Us See Your Kindness - Thompson - click and print

Make Me a Channel of Your Peace - Angotti

Make Me a Channel of Your Peace - Click & Print - Angotti

My God, Why have you abandoned Me?: Psalm 22 - Click and Print- Jefferson

My God, Why have you abandoned Me?: Psalm 22 - Jefferson

My Soul Is Thirsting: Psalm 63

Only Love - Bradley

Only Love - Click and Print

Our Blessing Cup - Psalm 116 - Jefferson

Our Blessing Cup - Psalm 116 - Jefferson - click and print

Prepare Ye the Way of the Lord - Click and Print

Prepare Ye the Way of the Lord! - Kenneth Louis

Seek Ye First

Selections from In Spirit And Truth Music Collection

Sing to God: Psalm 68

Take Me to the Water

Take Me to the Water - Click and Print

Teach Me Your Way, O Lord: Psalm 86

Teach Me Your Way, O Lord: Psalm 86 - Click & Print

The Lord Is King: Psalm 93

The Lord Is My Shepherd - Thompson - lead sheet - click and print

The Lord Will Bless His People: Psalm 29

This Is The Day: Psalm 118

Touch Jesus - Petty

Touch Jesus - Petty

Why Have You Abandoned Me?: Psalm 22

Why Have You Abandoned Me?: Psalm 22 - Click & Print

You Are Worthy

You Are Worthy

Your Sacrifice