Lloyd Brodnax King is a composer, podcaster and performer. He studied flute with Marcel Moyse, James Moody and James Newton. He's worked with Fareed Haque, Larry Gray, Paul Von Mertens, Mark Walker, Jim Gailloreto and Poi Dog Pondering. His awards include an NEA fellowship in jazz, an Illinois Arts Council fellowship for composition, and a Joseph Jefferson award for his score to Chicago Shakespeare Theater's Macbeth.
After gaining recognition for his broadcast project, The Obscure News, he was hired to help Chicago Public Radio start their broadcast initiative, Vocalo.org.
Currently Lloyd's writing tunes, interviewing people and editing audio narratives for his podcast, Tunaweek. He performs regularly with Funkadesi, the Sun Ensemble, Michael Miles, and the Chicago Jazz Composers Collective.
Day jobs: Adjunct Professor of Music at Lake Forest College; dog-walker, cook and handyman for the love of his life.