Dwight was born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana. Musical studies began at age nine as a classical pianist. His training continued through high school as a jazz piano student of the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts (NOCCA). After graduation, Dwight enrolled in the University of New Orleans’ Jazz Studies program where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in jazz piano performance under the instruction of renowned jazz pianist and educator Ellis Marsalis.
During his years at UNO and following, Dwight has worked professionally on the New Orleans music scene with artists such as Nicholas Payton, Kermit Ruffins, Irvin Mayfield, Victor Goines and Jeremy Davenport including featured jazz performances at New Orleans’ premier jazz venue, Snug Harbor and the world famous New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival.
Dwight can be heard on his debut CD release "For Those Who Believe" as well as recordings by Kermit Ruffins, Kathleen Lee, and John Ellis. Several national and international performance opportunities were afforded him including tours with Grammy award winning New Orleans jazz trumpeter Nicholas Payton.
Dwight continues to serve the greater New Orleans area as a professional pianist, vocalist, songwriter and teacher while serving as the Music Minister and Director of the School of Fine Arts for Celebration Church.