Musician Profile Search Results: “trombone”

76 Degrees West Band

Official Biography courtesy of 76 Degrees West Band That's the longitude for the East Coast in the Western Hemisphere-precisely, Washington, D.C. The backup band has played behind numerous national acts such as Sax Man Jimmy Sommers,...

Aaron J Johnson

Aaron J. Johnson (Composer, Arranger, Tenor Trombone, Bass Trombone, and Tuba) is a native of Washington, DC, but currently works in the New York City area and lives in Irvington, New Jersey. A familiar sight in the large ensembles of...

Aaron Salituro

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Abe Lincoln

Abram “Abe" Lincoln was born in Lancaster, PA on March 29, 1907. At the age of 5, Abe began playing cornet. Under the direction of his father, Abe would practice scales every day and had to play them correctly each night before being...

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Aidan Chamberlain

Aidan has performed with many British orchestras. In London he has worked with the London Philharmonic, Royal Philharmonic, Philharmonia and BBC Symphony Orchestra. He regularly appeared with the BBC Concert Ochestra which broadcasts the...

Al Grey

Trombonist Al Grey was famous as “the last of the big time plungers," for his mastery at using a plumber's plunger to manipulate the color of his instrument. The result was a soulful quality that sounds as if he's singing the blues....

Alan Ferber

Known internationally as a virtuoso jazz trombonist, Alan also shines as a bandleader. His current project on Fresh Sound New Talent (Alan Ferber Nonet, “Scenes From An Exit Row”) beautifully displays his unique ability to effectively...

Albert Mangelsdorff

Trombonist Albert Mangelsdorff pioneered the art of jazz polyphonics, introducing to the avant-garde the symphonic tradition of playing multiple notes simultaneously. Born in Frankfurt, Germany, on September 5, 1928, Mangelsdorff grew up...

Alex Ketchum

He is a young trombonist.

Alfred Winters

Born and raise in New York. Completed B.S. and M.S degrees from Hofstra University. Worked proffessionly since 1957. Studied with Metropolitan Opera Orchestra principal trombonist Roger Smith. Background includes playing with Bobby...

Andre Hayward

Andre Hayward is an extremely gifted trombonist with the sound and clarity reminiscent of the late J.J. Johnson. His gospel-tinged approach is refreshing and will warm the hearts of anyone he comes in contact with. He is by no means a...

Andrea Esperti

www.espertiproject.com Plongé dès son plus jeune âge dans le monde des artistes, Andrea gravite autour du classique, de la fanfare et du jazz dans une éternelle approche d'échanges et de rencontres. Voyageant sur tous les continents...

Andrew Foertsch

Born in Chicago. Performed and recorded with Giant City/Aura 1970-1972 for Mercury Records. Played in various Big Bands in the Chicago area including the Chicago Grandstand Big Band, BJB, and the Bobby Christian Orchestra until 1980 when I...

Andy Clausen

Composer/Trombonist Andy Clausen, 19, gained significant national attention for his music while a high school student in Seattle, before moving to New York City to study at The Juilliard School in the Fall of 2010. Winning the 2009 Gerald...

Andy Hunter

“Hunter coaxes multiple instruments out of his trombone—the purity of a trumpet… the intrinsic longing of a French horn… and even the blatt of a tuba. But that’s all gravy next to Hunter’s overall solo construction, which...

Atlantic City Jazz Band

Traditional Dixieland Jazz

Attila Korb

Attila KORB was born in 1983 Kecskemét. There’s a huge sum of classical effects on his jazz activities. His first instrument was the violin (from age 6 to 12). Then he started to play the trombone (age 13). In 1996 he had the...

Barry Cooper

Discovering a love for jazz music while in high school, the Jacksonville, Florida native moved to New York City to attend The New School, where he studied with veteran jazz masters. That decision led to him becoming a student and mentee of...

Barry Mosley

Mosley's first Jazz influence at age twelve was listening to a Chet Baker recording. Many years later was invited by Chet to sit in with him several times in the mid 1980's, which was a great musical thrill. Other strong influences include...

Barry Rogers

Barry Rogers - trombone (1935 - 1991) Barry Rogers is widely recognized as being the most influential trombone soloist in New York's formative Salsa scene from the early 1960's through the late 80's. The sound which he created transformed...

Ben Lupinacci

Ben Lupinacci was born in Holy Oak, Massachusetts, in 1991. He got his first instrument in 5th grade. He then moved to Pennsylvania in 2000 where he continued to practice trombone. Although always serious with his music, Ben realized his...

Ben Patterson

Ben Patterson is a jazz trombonist with the Airmen of Note. He lives in the Washington, D.C. area where he is active in the jazz, latin, and commercial music scenes. Ben can be heard featured on the Alan Baylock Jazz Orchestra release,...

Ben Williams - Trombone

Ben Williams, lauded by the New York Times for his “sassy and barrel voiced trombone" has extensive performing experience in the jazz and commercial music fields. In Jazz, he has performed with artists such as George Coleman, Claudio...

Bennie Green

Bennie Green was one of the few trombonists of the 1950s who played in a style not influenced by J.J. Johnson (Bill Harris was another). His witty sound and full tone looked backwards to the swing era yet was open to the influence of R&B....

Benny Powell

Born in New Orleans, Powell is, perhaps, best known for his 12-year tenure (1951-63) with Count Basie, and for his eight-bar contribution to the Count's all-time big hit, “April in Paris." But more than that, Powell, in his...

Beppe Di Benedetto

Beppe Di Benedetto is trombone player, composer and arranger born in Italy. Beppe’s passion for music began at age12 when one day his father came home with a strange black suitcase in his hand. Inside it was a shiny instrument. The...

Bill Allred

It all started in New Orleans, Bill's grandmother was born near New Orleans in the town of Franklin. His Father, John, was a jazz pianist and banjoist on many of the steamboats of the great “Strickfus Line" playing in and around New...

Bill Bissonnette

New Orleans style trombonist/drummer

Bill Hughes

Trombonist Bill Hughes, the Director of the Count Basie Orchestra since 2003, was born in Texas in 1930 in the midst of the Depression. Hughes’s family moved to Washington, DC when he was nine years old. His father, who worked for the...

Bill Lowe

Bass trombonist and tubaist Bill Lowe has been a major force in the music world for over thirty years as a performer, composer, producer, and educator. He has worked with most of the masters of African-American creative music, across all...

Bill Ohashi

Bill Ohashi's is a prolific and well-heeled trombonist from New York City with extensive experience with international jazz, Latin, R & B, rock, blues, as well as, chamber classical. Bill's arranging style and watchful direction give 'The...

Bill Tole

BILL TOLE BIOGRAPHY Born in Pittsburgh, PA., Bill Tole comes from a musical family. His father was a high school band director and a representative for Selmer and King musical corporations for many years and has been active as a...

Bill Watrous

One of the finest bop-oriented trombonists of the past 30 years, Bill Watrous has had a low profile since moving to Los Angeles in the 1980s despite remaining quite active. Possessor of a beautiful tone and remarkable technique, Watrous...

Bob Brookmeyer

Bob Brookmeyer has an unusually varied and extensive background in all forms of improvised and composed music. He was born December 19, 1929, attended Kansas City Conservatory of Music where he won the Carl Busch Prize for Choral...

Bob Cochran

Bob Cochran started playing the trombone at age 12. His trombone teachers include Jack Harris, Lauren Buslee, Robert Bailey, Edward Huttlin and Tom Ervin. Bob has attended clinics given by Urbie Green, Ralph Sauer and Bob McChesney. Bob...

Bob Edmondson

An original member of Herb Alpert's Tijuana Brass, Bob worked and recorded with artists such as Harry James, Benny Goodman, Dizzy Gillespie, Shelly Manne, Terry Gibbs, Gerald Wilson and others from 1953-1983. He also worked extensively as...

Bob McChesney

Trombonist Bob McChesney was born in Baltimore, Maryland in 1956, and began studying the trombone at the age of nine. McChesney holds a bachelor's Degree from the State University of New York at Fredonia. In 1979, Bob moved to Los Angeles...

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Brent White

BRENT WHITE is well on his way to becoming a legend in his own right, having studied trombone with some of the best in jazz such as Slide Hampton and Al Grey and played with the likes of John Legend and Chubby Checker and receiving...

Brett Sroka

Brett Sroka is a native of Lexington, Massachusetts and began playing the trombone at age ten. He received his B.A. from the Manhattan School of Music in 1997, studying with trombonists Britt Woodman and Steve Turre, and undertaking his...

Brian Drye

Brian Drye plays trombone and lives in Brooklyn, NY with his wife Mechelle. Originally from Rhode Island, he grew up with a musician father (Howard Drye) exposing him to classical and improvised music and studied at the University of Miami...

Brian Pastor

The Brian Pastor Big Band, founded in 1994, is a 17 piece jazz ensemble comprised of some of Philadelphia's finest musicians. It was created as an outlet for area musicians to perform the music they love, and to provide a showcase for...

Bruce Fowler

Bruce Fowler is a prominent American trombone player and composer. He notably played trombone on many Frank Zappa records, as well as with Captain Beefheart, and in the Fowler Brothers Band. Currently, he composes and arranges music for...

Buddy Morrow

Throughout his career, Buddy Morrow loved playing with big bands and doing what he could to keep nostalgic swing alive. He began playing trombone when he was 12 and within two years was working locally. Morrow developed quickly and moved...

Buster Cooper

Cooper was born in St. Petersburg, Florida. He played in a territory band with Nat Towles in Texas in the late 1940s, and gigged with Lionel Hampton in 1953. He played in the house band at the Apollo Theater in New York City in the...

Calvin Green

East-West Coast Trombonist.

Carl Fontana

It is an odd fact that all the really outstanding jazz trombonists were very low on ego. Carl Fontana, perhaps the most gifted player of his time, certainly was. He played potent and dazzling music in such a facile way that it was rather...

Chip Tingle

CHIP TINGLE FREELANCE TROMBONIST/EDUCATOR/CLINICIAN/AGENT/PROMOTER Performing, recording, and education credits including: Pop artists such as Ray Charles, Johnny Mathis, Temptations, Sam Moore, Martha Reeves, Shirley Jones, Red Skelton,...
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