Teddy Burgh received musical training at Hampton University, Hampton, VA in flute. Today he continues to enjoy writing and performing. Burgh has shared the stage with a number of artists, including Ray Charles, Tom Browne, Ritchie Cole, Joe Chambers, the Manhattans, Yolanda Adams, Kathy Sledge, and others. He is a member 0f the FROG Project and Lee Venters and Vermillion Sands (Wilmington, NC).
In addition to performing music, Burgh is also a university professor and archaeologist. One of his areas of special interest is archaeomusicology, also known as music archaeology. His most noted work is Music Culture in Ancient Palestine with T&T Clark/Continuum Press. His latest book, Is God Funky or What? published with Peter Lang Publishing, explores ideas of sacred and secular in black music.