L. Wayne Ashley
L. Wayne Ashley is a versatile artist known for his charismatic vocal tone and appreciation for many genres. A Grammy® Award winning member of the Houston Chamber Choir, Wayne has previously sang in the choir of St. Paul’s United Methodist Church- Houston, and as soloist / collaborator with celebrated organizations like the Apollo Chamber Players and Houston Ebony Opera Guild. A native of Arkansas, Wayne was raised in a stellar musical environment surrounded by Gospel, Delta Blues, Zydeco and RnB musicians, many within his own family. Wayne is a proud graduate of Henderson State University and the University of Houston, and formerly served on the faculty of the Texas Southern University Music Department. Beyond his love for music, Wayne is an avid follower of current events, politics and public policy. You may have even heard them on the radio as a former 'non-expert panelist' for Houston Public Media's celebrated news program Houston Matters.