May Peters

Versatile trombone master May Peters was born in 1964 in Echt- Netherlands, and started to play the flute at the age of five. While still very young she started to study horn and became a member of the local brass band. At age fifteen she switched to trombone. In the meantime she was also playing electronic organ, and in 1987 she graduated at the Conservatory- Maastricht ‘Electronic Organ’ Keyboard/ Synthesizer.

Three years later she graduated at the Conservatory Hilversum where she had studied with Bart van Lier ‘Trombone Jazz’. Beginning also in 1990, she toured with the Glenn Miller Orchestra Holland/Germany and the Glenn Miller Memorial Orchestra France/Holland/United Kingdom (trombone/bass trombone/ close-harmony choir) throughout France, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Italy, Sweden and Tunisia. She was also a member of the Belushi Memorial Blues Brothers Band, and several other Dutch and German pop groups (on keyboard, trombone and as an arranger).

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