Jazz trumpeter Josh McDonald is the Coordinator of the Jazz Ensembles at Boston University, where he directs the Wednesday Jazz Combo and the Jazz Chamber Lab, and teaches a Jazz History course entitled Jazz Now: a look at the #BAM movement. He is a member of Music Performance and Education, Inc (MP&E).
Josh has performed all over the country, including at Somethin’ (NYC), Fenway Park (Boston), Bank of American Pavilion (Boston), House of Blues (Boston), the Jazz Station (Eugene, OR), and the Institute of Contemporary Art. His big band compositions have been performed by Boston University Big Band, Fresno City College Big Band, and the Nipomo High School Big Band. His small group compositions have been performed in the US, Singapore, and Germany.