He has also studied under some great Australian jazz piano players including Tony Ansell, Mike Nock, Michael Bartolomei, Chuck Yates, Judy Bailey, Dave Fennell, Vince Genova and Kevin Hunt. He studied at Jazz Worx in Brisbane and received an Associate Diploma in Jazz. Rod is married to Jan and lives in Queensland, Australia. He has written many songs for praise and worship in churches. Rod has also released two instrumental albums called “Best Of Smooth” and “The Best of Rod Best” as well as a number of instrumental singles including “Sweet Emotion”, “In the Groove”, “Move ‘n’ Groove”, “Besty’s Bossa”, “Lazy Days”, “Turn Up the Heat”, “Lasting Impression”, “Going Places”, “High Energy”, “Piano Groove Time”, Smooth As”, “Listen Up Now” and “A Good Note”. He has also completed a collaboration EP project with “Light of Love” from Chicago called “The Best Of Christmas”. All Rod’s music is available at www.rodbestmusic.com or from iTunes, CD Baby or Amazon.