Born: October 22, 1961 Primary Instrument: Trumpet
Principal Cornet for Gramercy Brass Orchestra of New York
Chief Arranger/Composer for Gramercy Brass Orchestra of New York
Principal Trumpet for The Oratorio Society of New Jersey
Trumpeter for Chico Mendoza Latin Jazztet
Principal Solo Trumpet for Faith Lutheran Church
Principal Solo Trumpet for St Thomas the Apostle Church
Principal Solo Trumpet for Verona First Presbyterian Church
Principal Solo Trumpet for Union Congregational Church
Principal Solo Trumpet for Grace Presbyterian Church
Principal Solo Trumpet for Our Lady Help of Christians Church
Performances with Wycliffe Gordon, Joel Frahm, Tim Ries, Max Weinberg, Dave Brubeck, Bill Crow, Pete McCann, Matt King, Kenny Wessel, Greg Hutchinson, and many others.
Max has arranged or composed music for Dave Brubeck, Steve Turre, Canadian Brass, Allen Vizzutti, Scott Mendoker, high school jazz band, college brass ensemble, string quartet, high school concert band, choir, bell choir, brass quartet, brass quintet, brass band, and more.
In addition to the standard trumpets, Max is equally at home on cornet, flugelhorn, e-flat trumpet, f trumpet, g trumpet, and piccolo trumpet.
Sight reading, transposition, and improvisation in many styles.
Max has also become an acoustic guitar slinger and vocalist, writing arrangements for brass quartet & guitar with vocals, and sometimes including piano and bass in the mix.
Willing to teach:
Intermediate to advanced students
Bachelor of Music Education from Eastern Michigan University Masters in Jazz and Commercial Music Performance from Manhattan School of Music Conductor of the Premier Band for Gramercy Brass Band Camp Lead Clinician and Master Class presenter for the Polishing The Brass educational programs of Gramercy Brass Orchestra Trumpet Prof at Caldwell College Director of Verona Jazz & Beyond for the Verona Public Schools Please contact for more information
Exciting Educational Demanding Fun Brass Sectional/Techniques Trumpet Sectional/Techniques Jazz Band Rehearsal Improvisation Concert Band Rehearsal Students will learn, have fun, be inspired, and eager for more.
Bach Strad 229 C trumpet
Schilke C trumpet
Getzen fanfare trumpet
Schilke F/G trumpet
Schilke E-flat trumpet
Yamaha piccolo trumpet
Larrivée 6 string acoustic
Larrivée 12 string acoustic
Apple MacBook Pro 17
Sibelius notation software
Komplete 7 by Native Instruments
Audio Technica AT2020
Shure SM 57/58
Cascade Fat Head II
M-Audio Fast Track Ultra, Axiom 61, Keystation Pro 88