Born: June 20, 1956 Primary Instrument: Trumpet
Trumpet Artist Paul Cacia is recognized throughout the world for his soaring trumpet mastery, brilliant sound, and effortless technique, that has allowed him to create exceptional music. He has been described as a living heritage.
A protege' of the master Claude Gordon and private pupil of “Cat Anderson”, he was mentored by many jazz greats among them Stan Kenton, Louie Bellson, and Don Ellis.
His professional career began as the lead trumpet for the Al Hirt Big Band in New Orleans and The Ray Anthony Orchestra. His first recording session was a duet with Stevie Wonder leading to over a decade as a top call studio musician in Los Angeles....