A chemistry teacher
since 1964, Dr. Puckett has been involved in a parallel career. Among
his credits are the following:
Taught at Highland Park High School
(27 years), and currently at
College (24 years)
Sponsored the Guitar Club, and three time State Championship U.I.L.
Science Team at Highland Park High School.
Plays several styles- Flamenco, Blues,
Folk, Pop, Latin, Holiday/Christmas, Political Satire
Studies flamenco with Miguel Antonio,
world-class flamenco guitarist/teacher and songwriting with Mary Dawson,
Is a registered B.M.I.
Has recorded and released several songs
from 1964-to-date with Acuff-Rose/Sony and Sunnybrook Music publishers
Has performed for numerous community
affairs - Symphony Show House, Tri Delta Antique Shows, Park Cities
A.C.L.D., Lakewood Garden Tours, La Fiesta de las Seis Banderas, Dallas
Country Club, Lakewood Women's Club, Tyler Rose Festival, Tyler Art
Has performed/recorded with/or opened
for: Bob Hope College Tour, Jimmy Buffet, Z.Z. Top, Bobby Rydell, Bugs
Henderson, Roy Orbison, Joe Stampley and the Uniques, Tina Turner, Robin
Hood Brians, Miguel Antonio, Ronnie Weiss (Mouse and the Traps), Ramsey
Horton and the Silvertones, Dallas County, The Highland Trio (with Jerry
Smith and Steve Wilkes, Highland Park faculty), Vicki Britton, The
Neville Sisters, The Stanley Brothers (David/Larry), David Houston, Dale
Hawkins, John Fred and the Playboys, The Five Americans, John and Robin.