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Jacob Garchik

acob Garchik, multi-instrumentalist, composer, and arranger, was born in San Francisco and has lived in New York since 1994. At home in a wide variety of styles and musical roles, he has become a vital part of NYC’s downtown and Brooklyn scene, playing trombone with the Lee Konitz Nonet, Ohad Talmor/Steve Swallow Sextet, The Four Bags, Slavic Soul Party, and the John Hollenbeck Large Ensemble. In 2012 he released the acclaimed solo CD “The Heavens: the Atheist Gospel Trombone Album”.

Since 2006 Jacob has contributed dozens of arrangements and transcriptions for the Kronos Quartet of music from all over the world. His arrangements were featured on “Floodplain” (2009) and “Rainbow” (2010). He composed the score for Kronos for the documentary film “The Campaign” (2013) about the fight for marriage equality in California, which aired on PBS and at the frameline37 film festival in San Francisco. Complete list of arrangements for Kronos

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Events

Date Event Time Tickets
Sep18Sun The Horns Band
Barbes
Brooklyn, NY
7:00 PM

Albums

Ye Olde
Ye Olde
Yestereve Records
2015
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The Heavens (The Atheist Gospel Trombone Album)
The Heavens (The...
Yestereve Records
2012
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Romance
Romance
Yestereve Records
2008
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Abstracts
Abstracts
Yestereve Records
2005
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