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Brad Curran

Born: July 5, 1952    Primary Instrument: Flugelhorn

Brad Curran

Originally from Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, Brad Curran is a B.M.E. graduate of the University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh. He began playing trumpet in the fourth grade and was playing gigs and arranging by age twelve. Since that time, he has had the good fortune to perform in a variety of musical settings ranging from classical to jazz to pop/rock including appearances with jazz stars Clark Terry, Dizzy Gillespie, Med Flory and Supersax, Conte Candoli, Bill Watrous and Buddy DeFranco among others. Other diverse credits include the San Diego Concert Jazz Band, the Temptations, the Miss Wisconsin Pagaent Orchestra, musical director and trumpet soloist with the Jan Garber Orchestra, various symphony orchestras, wind ensembles, brass ensembles and numerous recording sessions. Curran was the musical arranger for the Miss Wisconsin Pageant (prior to the age of pre-recorded music,) as well as writing for school bands, jazz bands, dance bands, solo trumpet and commercial music. He has taught trumpet students at all levels, has been associated with both the Fond du Lac Jazz Festival and the Fox Jazz Festival in performance and board member roles, and is the president of the Jazz Corner Society....
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Primary Instrument:
Flugelhorn

Location:
Oshkosh, WI

Willing to teach:
Intermediate to advanced students

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