Bernard was born in Orangeburg, SC and has lived in Hinesville, GA for the past 21 years. He is a school teacher by trade and an extraordinarily gifted saxophonist who plays from his soul!
Bernard has developed a unique style of his own. Growing up some of
his favorite artist and groups included Quincy Jones, John Coltrane,
Bobbi Humphrey, Patrice Rushen, Roy Ayers, George Duke, Weather Report,
Spyro Gyra, Earth, Wind, and Fire and others. These artist inspired his
interest in jazz, smooth jazz, and jazz fusion. His list of influences
has grown greatly since childhood to include saxophonist such as Dave
Koz, Warren Hill, Kim Waters, Jeff Kashiwa, Everette Harp, and others.
Known for his smooth silky style, Bernard's playing and sound has gained
great favor and appeal over a wide variety of audiences and people.
Over the years, he has played at church, performed at banquets,
weddings, workshops, retirement ceremonies, concerts, charity and other
special events. Reverbnation