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Jason Prover

Born: February 22, 1987    Primary Instrument: Trumpet

Jason Prover

A rising star on the NYC music scene, Jason Prover already has an impressive resume at the age of 24. Raised in South Florida, Prover was introduced to music early in life by his parents. Choosing the trumpet at age 10, he was quickly enthralled by the instrument and began playing in school bands and with local musicians. Prover received a Bachelor's Degree in Music Performance from the University of Florida, studying under the guidance of Dr. Joyce F. Davis. At age 18, Prover became a founding member of the nationally touring band, Umoja Orchestra. He played with a number of other ensembles, as well, such as his Lower 13th Street Jazz Band and the blues-drenched music of Michael Claytor and Friends. At age 22, Prover was named Charter President of U.F.'s Jazz Appreciation Student Society/Jazz Collective. He also wrote a music column for the Fine Print Newspaper...
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Awards:

• Florida Bright Futures Sholarship • Rabbit Robbins Jazz Scholarship • New York University Steinhardt Graduate Scholarship • University of Florida Band Scholarship • University of Florida Friend’s of Music Scholarsip
• “Umoja Means Unity” with Umoja Orchestra (2007) • “Abre le Puerta” with Umoja Orchestra (2008) • “Raise the Roof!” with the University of Florida Wind Symphony (2008) • “We Have an Elephant” with the Michael Claytor Trio (2008) • “Dinner at the Republic” with the Umoja Orchestra (2009) • “Sincerely, Severely” with Morning Bell (2009)

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Primary Instrument:
Trumpet

Location:
Brooklyn, NY

Willing to teach:
Advanced students only.

Credentials/Background:
Available to teach any level, any style. Please contact me at jrprover@gmail.com.

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