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Gordon Campbell - Swing
UK - London
Originally from Berwick-Upon-Tweed, Gordon Campbell started playing the trombone in Northumberland at the tender age of 12. Gordon Campbell is regarded as one of this country’s leading trombone players he is currently lead trombone in the BBC Big Band a position he has held since 1984.

Randy Campora - Classical
USA - Baltimore, MD
Bass Trombonist Randy Campora joined the Baltimore Symphony in 1985 at the age of 23 while in his Junior year of studies at the Peabody Conservatory. He has performed with the Philadelphia Orchestra, the National Symphony Orchestra and the Tallahassee Symphony.

Jean-Marie Canardelle - All Styles
France - Roumare, Roumare
Bach 42B / Courtois M. Becquet
Big Band Christian Garros, Roumare, France - Etudes avec Gilbert Moisand, Gilles Senon, and Benny Sluchin.

Charles 'Bud' Caputo - All Styles
USA - Manahawkin, NJ
CG Conn 88H / Giardinelli 5
Bud shares residences nor th of Atlantic City, NJ and Palm Beach FL. He will be teaching trombone at FAU fall of 2006. He maintains an active performance schedule and composes music for jazz strings on Caputomusic.com.

Gerard Carelli - Swing
USA - Bedford Hills, NY
Born and raised in north central New Jersey, trombonist/vocalist Gerard Carelli is an alumnus of North Texas State University and the famed 1:00 Lab Band. Gerard toured the world playing trombone for Ray Charles.

Ernie Carlson - All Styles
USA - Pleasant View, TN
A native of Montana, Ernie discovered his passion for the trombone when he was 11 years old. After graduating from high school in Missoula Ernie headed for Los Angeles to pursue his dream of becoming a professional musician. He was soon a busy studio player. In the 32 years that followed, Ernie recorded with such greats as Frank Sinatra, Barbra Streisand, Sammy Davis, Jr., Boz Scaggs, The Osmond Brothers, Neil Diamond, Marvin Gaye, Kris Kristofferson, Burt Bacharach, The Four Freshman, The Supremes, Captain & Tennille, Whitney Houston, Air Supply, Ray Charles, Barry Manilow, Sergio Mendes, The Carpenters, Dionne Warwick, Steve Lawrence & Eydie Gorme and Tony Bennett.

Karin Carlson - All Styles - Karin Carlson [bio at this site]
Canada - Winnipeg, CA
Edwards T302 jazz / Griego 7C
Winnipeg, CA click here for her new Blog: http://www.trombonegirl.blogspot.com/ Studied trombone with Stuart Dempster, Buddy Baker (University of Northern Colorado). Two degrees from the Grove School of Music (LA): Songwriting and Contemporary Keyboard Performance. Performs professionally in Canada.

William Carn - Jazz Improv - William Carn [bio at this site]
Canada - Toronto, Ontario
Trombonist William Carn has emerged as one of Canada's leading contemporary jazz composers and performers. He has performed and recorded with jazz artists such as Dave Binney, Rob McConnell, Guido Basso, Mike Murley, Kirk MacDonald, Kevin Turcotte, Andrew Downing, Bernie Senensky, Don Thompson, and many more.

Barron Caromano - All Styles
USA - Bridgewater, NJ
Barron holds a Bachelor of Music from Trenton State College (now The College of New Jersey). His applied trombone teachers were Dr. David Uber, Blair Bollinger and Donald Harwood. He marched for four seasons in the Bushwacker Drum and Bugle Corps from 1990 to 1993.

Alan Carr - All Styles
USA - Madison, WI
Edwards Instrument performing artist
For seven years, Alan was the bass trombonist for the King's Brass, performing over 800 concerts and recording six CDs during that time. Alan has been a member of the AIMS Festival Orchestra in Graz, Austria and has also been a finalist for the Zellmer-Minnesota Orchestra Trombone Competition. Alan received a Master of Music from The Juilliard School and a Bachelor of Music from the Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University. He also holds an Artist Diploma from Yale University. He can be heard on the Summit, Albany and Naxos record labels and is an Edwards Instrument performing artist.

Ruben Carughi - All Styles
Argentina - Santa Fe
Bach 16 / Marcinkiewicz McDougall
1st trombone with Entre Ríos Symphony Orchestra, 2nd trombone with Santa Fe Symphony Orchestra, bass trombone with Jazz Ensamble Big Band and arranger, trombonist and musical conductor with Santa Fe LatinJazz and is sesionist in a recording studio.

Charles Casey - Brass Band
USA - Washington, WA
Trombonist Master Sergeant Charles Casey joined “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band in November 1993. MSgt Casey began his musical training at age 10. Upon graduating from Paint Branch High School in Burtonsville, Md., in 1978 he attended the University of Texas in El Paso and The Peabody.

Daniel Casimir - Jazz Improv - Daniel Casimir [bio at this site]
France - Paris
Hulot costum made / Klier jk 215-2
Born in Celle in Germany in 1967, composer, arranger and trombone player, Daniel Casimir has been professionally engaged in music since the age of seventeen. After studying composition improvisation and trombone at the New School in New York and after a lengthy stay in Rio de Janeiro, he came to Paris in '92.

Joseph Castello - Classical
Canada - Waterloo, Ontario
Joseph Castello holds degrees from the Hartt School of Music at the University of Hartford and the Northwestern School of Music. Joseph Castello was principal trombonist with Orchestra London for eight seasons and a member of the U.S. Military Academy Band at West Point for three years.

Leonard Cecil - All Styles
Switzerland - Basel
Leonard Cecil (Bass Trombone) was born in England but grew up in the USA. He studied at the College-Conservatory of Cincinnati, the University of Calgary and with Edward H. Tarr at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis. He also completed a Teaching Diploma for Trombone at the Musikhochschule der Musik-Akademie.

Mattis Cederberg - All Styles
Germany - Cologne
Mattis Cederberg, Rechte WDR/Ines Kaiser Bass trombone, tuba Born in Falun, Sweden, in 1971, Mattis Cederberg studied bass trombone with Jan Mortensen at the Malmö College of Music. From 1996 onward, he worked as a freelance musician, playing with the Swedish Radio Jazz Group.

John 'JC' Cell - Classical
USA - College Hill, OH
Martin Urbie Green / Giardinelli custom
Born Detroit MI 1954. Studied with Bob Jones (principal Detroit Symphony) 1962-1967. Commercial trombonist (pits, musicals, shows) since 1967. Principal trombonist Midland (MI) Symphony 1969-1970.

William Cepeda - Latin
USA - New York, NY
On the Enchanted Island of Puerto Rico, the name Cepeda is all but synonymous with that land's rich tradition of African derived music and dance.

Julio Cesar Vargas - Classical
Brazil - Joinville, SC
Bach 50BLOG / Schilke 60
Bass trombonist, Orchester der Philharmonie São Bento do Sul, Brazil.

David Chamberlain - Latin
USA - Chestnut Ridge, NY
Dave has been active on the New York City Music Scene for over thirty years playing with Latin Bands, club dates, Broadway shows, and recordings. He is currently conductor of 'The Hora Decima Brass Ensemble' and leader of the traditional Afro-Carribean Group 'Direct Latin Influence'.

Rick Chamberlain - Classical and Jazz
USA - New York, NY
Bach 36B, 34, 42B King 3B, Besson and Conn Euphoniums
Principal Trombone - New York City Ballet Orchestra, American Composers Orchestra, Westchester Philharmonic, member - Brooklyn Philharmonic / Lead Trombone - Phil Woods Little Big Band, COTA Festival Orchestra, Gaptime Ensemble, Jazz Artists Repertory Orchestra Co-Founder with Phil Woods - Delaware Water Gap Celebration of the Arts, COTA CampJazz.

Vincent Chandler - Jazz Improv
USA - Detroit, MI
Vincent Chandler, Detroit Trombonist, attended University of Michigan and USC (The Thelonius Monk Institute of Jazz) where he studied music education and jazz studies. His classical teachers were Joseph Skrynski and Dennis Smith, and his jazz teacher was primarily Donald Walden.

Michael Chandler - All Styles
USA - Apple Valey, CA
CG Conn 88H / Yamaha Trudel Sign
Music has always been an important part of what it means to be a Chandler. Both of his parents were musicians in school, playing saxoph one, clarinet, accordion and percussion instruments.

Brandon Chaney - Classical
USA - Bolling, DC
Technical Sergeant Brandon Ross Chaney is a trombonist with the Ceremonial Brass, The United States Air Force Band, Bolling Air Force Base, Washington, D.C. Originally from Henderson, Kentucky, his Air Force career began in November 1998 when he was assigned to the United States Air Force Band of the West.

Elliot Chasanov - Classical
USA - Urbana, IL
Elliot Chasanov began his musical studies at an early age as a cellist, starting the trombone shortly thereafter. Prior to coming to the University of Illinois, Professor Chasanov was principal trombonist and trombone soloist of the United States Air Force Band and Orchestra in Washington, D.C. (1981-1985).

David Chaulk - Classical
New Zealand - Auckland
David Chaulk, a native of Canada, was introduced to brass playing in The Salvation Army. After successes in Canadian national competitions, David studied euphonium and trombone at Asbury College and Northwestern University (USA). His principal teachers included Arnold Jacobs, Edward Kleinhammer.

Jimmy Cheatham - Jazz Improv 1924 - 2007
USA - San Diego, CA
Jimmy Cheatham, bass trombonist and bandleader, and Jeannie Cheatham singer and pianist, are a husband and wife team that falls into a Kansas City-style jazz-blues category.

Rebecca Cherian - All Styles
USA - Pittsburgh, PA
Rebecca Cherian is Co-Principal Trombone of the Pittsburgh Symphony. She is a founding board member of the International Women's Brass Conference (IWBC) and was the editor of the IWBC newsletter for four years.

Gordon Cherry - Classical
Canada - Vancouver, BC
Gordon Cherry has performed as the Principal Trombonist of the Vancouver Symphony and C.B.C. Vancouver Radio Orchestra since 1974. Previously, he performed in the same capacity with the National Arts Centre Orchestra under Mario Bernardi. Gordon was a student of the late Emory B. Remington.

Kevin Chiarizzio - Classical
USA - Waco, TX
At the time of the festival, Kevin Chiarizzio taught applied trombone and music theory, coached student ensembles, and directed the Tennessee Tech Trombone Choir. He also performed with the Tennessee Tech Faculty Brass Quintet and is the principal trombonist with the Bryan Symphony Orchestra. Kevin now teaches at Liberty University in Virginia.

Chipurn, Tony - Classical
USA - Beverly Hills, FL
Tony Chipurn served as Principal Trombone of the Cincinnati Symphony from 1957-1999. This position followed his enrollment at the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music from 1953-1957. In 1965, he was hired as Adjunct Professor of Trombone at Miami University of Ohio in Oxford, a position held until 1972. Beginning in 1967, he was hired as the Adjunct Professor of Trombone at the College-Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati. He held this position until his retirement in August, 1999.

Bill Chizek - Jazz Improv
USA - Manitowoc, WI
King 3B / Giddings & Webster Chubasco
Originally from Manitowoc, WI, Bill has backed up or played with The Temptations, Richie Cole, Mike Stern, Maelo Ruiz, Adriel Gonzalez, The Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra (director: Bill Tole), The Harry James Orchestra (director: Fred Radke), Bob Hope, Vic Damone, Ann Jillian, Cathy Lee Crosby, George Kirby, and many more.

Dylan Chmura-Moore - All Styles
USA - Boston, MA
Dylan Thomas Chmura-Moore, a conductor and trombonist is a musician that looks to the past for foundation while creating new. A performer and advocate of music written today, Dylan has had a voice in the premiers of over twenty compositions.

Mei Chong Shoo - Classical
Singapore - Singapore
Chong Shoo Mei received her early music training from school bands. An outstanding musician from young, she became a SSO trainee in 1979. She was later awarded a scholarship from the Singapore Public Service Commission in 1982 to study at the University of Northern Colorado, USA.

Bruce Chrisp - Classical
USA - Vallejo, CA
Edwards T-Std. 321 Bell / Greg Black custom
Bruce Chrisp is the principal trombonist with the Santa Rosa Symphony, Marin Symphony, Fresno Philharmonic, Napa Valley Symphony, Oakland East Bay Symphony, Vallejo Symphony Orchestra and the Carmel Bach Festival Orchestra. He has also performed with the San Francisco Symphony, and the San Francisco Opera.

Emil Christian - Swing 1895 - 1973
Emile Joseph Christian (New Orleans April 20, 1895 - December 3, 1973 in New Orleans) (sometimes spelled Emil Christian) was an early jazz trombonist; he also played cornet and string bass. Christian was born into a musical family in the Bywater neighborhood of New Orleans.

Susan Chumley - Classical
USA - Bolling, DC
Master Sergeant Susan P. Chumley is a trombonist with the Ceremonial Brass, The United States Air Force Band, Bolling Air Force Base, Washington, D.C. In addition to her duties as trombonist, Sgt. Chumley is a member of the Wing Exercise Evaluation Team. Originally from Leesburg, Virginia.

Rebecca Ciabattari - Classical
USA - Canton, OH
Rebecca Ciabattari is currently 2nd trombonist in the Canton Symphony Orchestra as well as an active music educator and freelance musician. Formerly, she held positions with the Charleston (SC) and Youngstown Symphony Orchestras and has performed with the New World Symphony, the Columbus Symphony, and many more.

Mauro Ciccarese - Classical
Mauro Ciccarese si e diplomato in Trombone nel 1985 presso il Conservatorio 'G.Verdi' di Milano, sotto la guida del maestro Bruno Ferrari. Si e perfezionato in seguito con i maestri Guido Corti, Maurizio Mineo, Andrea Conti.

Wes Citron - Classical
USA - Albany, NY
Wes Citron is currently a member of the Albany Symphony Orchestra, the Hudson Valley Philharmonic and the Colorado Music Festival. He was a Tanglewood Music Center Fellow and a member of the National Repertory Orchestra, National Orchestral Institute, and the Chautauqua Music Festival.

Valerio 'Valdo' Civano - Classical
Italy - Loano, Savona
Bach 42G / Bach 6 1/2 AL
Dopo aver studiato al Conservatorio di Genova sotto la guida del M° P. Andreoli frequenta il Biennio superiore al Conservatorio "G. Cantelli" di Novara con C. Colliard, col quale studia trombone e sacqueboute. Ha seguito i corsi di maestri internazionali quali M. Becquet, J. Mauger, D. Lasalle, V. Lepape.

Michael Cizek - Classical
Wahington DC, WA
B.M. and M.M., Northwestern University. Studied with Frank Crisafulli and Arnold Jacobs. Has performed with the Chicago Lyric Opera Orchestra, the Chicago Symphony and the Phoenix Symphony.

Eddie Clark - All Styles
USA - Memphis, TN
Bass Trombone
Eddie Clark performed with Sarah Vaughn, Tony Bennett, Frank Sinatra, Whitney Houston, Carly Simon, Louis Bellson, Moody Blues, Gil Evans Orch., Nancy Wilson, Ann-Margret, Red Skelton, Liza Minelli, Kenny Rogers, Henry Mancini, Rosemary Clooney, etc. , played on more than 45 albums..

Jimmy Clark - All Styles
USA - Commerce, TX
Edwards T350
Jmmy Clark is the associate professor of trombone and the Instrumental Division Chairman at Texas A&M University-Commerce. Mr. Clark is a native of Commerce, Texas. He received his undergraduate degree at the University of North Texas where he was a member of the One O’clock Lab Band.

Richard 'Dick' Clark - Classical
USA - New York, NJ
American Symphony Orchestra, New Jersey Richard Clark is involved in many areas of the greater NYC musical scene. Mr. Clark is principal trombone of the American Symphony Orchestra, Skitch Henderson's NY Pops Orchestra, (and has toured the US, Japan, Korea, Hong Kong and Brazil with those orchestras).

Chris Clark - Brass Band
USA - Washington, WA
Trombonist Gunnery Sergeant Chris Clark joined “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band in August 1999. GySgt Clark began his musical instruction at age 11. Upon graduating in 1991 from Commerce High School, he earned a bachelor’s degree in music from the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia.

Andrew Clayden - Classical
Canada - Shannon, Quebec
Edwards 331CF / Schilke 51

Jimmy Cleveland - Jazz Improv
USA - Los Angeles, CA
Jimmy Cleveland (born May 3, 1926) was an American jazz trombonist born in Wartrace, Tennessee, perhaps best-known for his studio recordings with Miles Davis, such as his appearances on "Miles Ahead" and "Porgy and Bess". Cleveland worked with many well-known jazz musicians, including Sarah Vaughan, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Quincy Jones, Lucky Thompson, Gigi Gryce, Oscar Peterson, Oscar Pettiford and James Brown. He passed away on Saturday, August 23rd, 2008 at around 4:00 PM.

Mark Close - Classical
New Zealand - Auckland
Mark Close began playing the trombone in Christchurch at the age of 10, playing with the Christchurch Symphony and the Woolston Brass Band. After completing a BA (Hons) in International Politics he went on to study trombone performance at Victoria University with Marc Taddei, and then in the United States.

Ed Clough - Classical
USA - Boston, MA
CG Conn
Ed Clough studied music performance with Ron Barron while attending Boston University and with William Harris while attending Onondaga Community College in Syracuse. While at Boston University Ed received instruction in the art of Brass Quintet performance from the members of the Empire Brass Quintet.

Jack Coenen - All Styles
Belgium - Lanaken
Michael Rath R2 / Bach 7C
Leader of the Jack Million Band plays/played with: The Glenn Miller Orchestra, The Timeless Orchestra, Brussels Jazz Orchestra, Skymasters, B.R.T. Big Band, Dutch Jazz Orchestra, Netherlands Concert Jazz Orchestra, André Rieu Strauss Orchestra, Belgian Dixie Kings. Toured with: Natalie Cole, Shirley Bassey, and many more.

Porkey Cohen - Swing 1924 - 2004
Porky began performing publicly in his mid-teens, and studied with the legendary Miff Mole at that time. At age 19 he began playing with the Charlie Barnet Orchestra, where he was often featured as a soloist. Stints with Tony Pastor and Glen Gray's "Casa Loma" Orchestra followed.

Bob Coil - Classical
USA - Cincinnati, OH
Conn 88-HCL, Getzen 1025FR, King 3B, Miraphone Bass trombone
Bob Coil studied with Betty Glover at the UC College-Conservatory of music as an undergraduate, and more recently with David Vining. After graduation, Bob is now retired from Cincinnati State Technical and Community College, but has continued to perform as a recitalist, member of the Cincinnati Metropolitan Orchestra, Mt. Auburn Brass Fellowship, the Polished Brass quintet, and is leader of the Bones of Cincinnatus. While classically trained, playing experience includes dance bands, big bands, and dixieland groups.

Geoff Cole - Swing
UK - Exeter, England
King 2B
Trombonist Geoff Cole is a native of Exeter, England, and has been playing since the 1950s. After moving to London, Cole landed a position with the famous Ken Colyer Jazzman group, which he held for 10 years.

Javier Colomer - Classical
Spain - Alicante
Thein Van Dijk
Thein B / BL
Javier Colomer was born in 1969 in Cocentaina (Alicante-Spain). He started his studies in La Unión Musical, in Cocentaina, when he was twelve years old, choosing, as an instrument, the valve trombone and shortly afternunds, the slide trombone. He studied with Eduardo Peris.

Antonio Colon - Latin
USA - Jersey City, NJ
King 3B / Bach 6 1/2 AL
Free lance, Jersey City, NJ Played in Puerto Rico with various salsa bands through out the years,and also in New York. Antonio was born in Brooklyn, NY, his parents are from Coamo Puerto Rico. Started playing at the age of fourteen. Studied with Wayne Andre, Ron Davis, and Fred Bravermen.

Willie Colon - Latin - Willie Colon [bio at this site]
USA - New Rochelle, NY
Willie Colon, Bronx-born of Puerto Rican grandparents, has fused his musical talent, his passion for humanity, and his community and political activism into an extraordinary, multifaceted career. His achievements in all his activities are widely recognized.

Paul Compton - All Styles
USA - Stillwater, OK
Paul Compton is Assistant Professor of Trombone at Oklahoma State University, a position he has held since Fall 2003. Previously, he was jazz band instructor at North Central Texas College. Paul earned his BM from the University of Texas at Arlington in 1995, his MM from the University of North Texas.

Abbie Conant - Classical - Abbie Conant [bio at this site]
Germany - Epfendorf-Talhausen
Abbie Conant was recognized as especially talented at an early age and received a scholarship to the Interlochen Arts Academy, where she received a diploma in 1973. In 1977 she received her Bachelor´s Degree (cum Laude) from Temple University where she studied with Dee Stewart of the Philadelphia Orchestra.

Wayne Coniglio - Jazz Improv
USA - Springfield, IL
Originally from Springfield, Illinois Wayne grew up primarily in Phoenix. Wayne benefited early on as his parents were both avid music fans, in particular Big Band swing music. His musicianship was bolstered tremendously by a gifted set of teachers in the Osborn school district in Phoenix.

Ray Conniff - Swing 1916 - 2002
Ray Conniff, one of the few commercially successful musical geniuses of our time, was born on November 6, 1916, in Attleboro, Massachusetts. Ray was exposed to music at an early age, his father was the leader/trombonist of the local Jewelry City Band and his mother played the piano.

Chuck Connors - Swing
Cuck Connors b. 1930. A consistent performer on the bass trombone, and a longtime member of The Ellington orchestra, Chuck Connors has been better known for his section work than his solo ability. He earned his degree from Boston Conservatory in the mid-'50s, then worked for nine months with Dizzy Gillespie.

Al 'Butch' Conrad - All Styles
USA - Buffalo, NY
Bach 42B / Bach 6 1/2 AL
Urban Renewal Band, Buffalo, NY area. Been with Urban for 15 yrs. now. Noted as one of western New Yorks Best horn bands. Have been nominated 2yrs. best horn player Buffalo Hall of Fame Music Awards. Nominated 1 yr best horn player Niagara County Music Awards.

Arnold Constantino - All Styles
Philippines - Imus, Cavite
Edwards B454 / Bach 1 1/4
Arnold Constantino studied at the University of Santo Tomas Conservatory of Music. Former member of the Manila Philharmonic Orchestra, San Miguel Phiharmonic Orchestra, presently a member of the Banda Kabataan 83 of Imus Cavite, GC4 Orchestra and the Tomasian Brass Quintet. 1st prize winner of the National Music Competition.

Jasper Cook - Jazz Improv
South Africa - Johannesburg
Bach 36 / Benge 12C
Born in Pietermaritzburg, Jasper started copying Spokes Mashiane on penny-whistle at 11yrs of age. At age 12 his sister bought him a trumpet. Self-taught, he played with many dance bands (mainly with Chris Roering) in Maritsburg, and a 9-piece marabi/swing outfit called Swing Inc. Jasper played for 5 years with René Laanen with George Hayden's SADF Entertainment Band in Pretoria.

Micky Cooke - Swing
UK - Rothesay/Isle of Bute, Scotland
Micky Cooke (trombone/vocals) Born in Hyde in Cheshire, Micky took up trombone in 1960 and played with several bands in the Manchester area. In 1968 Micky left his job and turned professional with the Terry Lightfoot Band. He has also worked with the bands of Alan Elsdon, Pete Allen, Keith Smith, and many more.

Robert Coomber - Classical
USA - Los Angeles, CA
Robert Coomber is a local professional bass trombone player. He graduated from the Eastman School of Music with a Masters Degree in bass trombone performance under the tutelage of Dr. John Marcellus. He has worked with numerous professional organizations and is an active freelance player in the Los Angeles.

Buster Cooper - Jazz Improv
USA - Los Angeles, CA
b. Apr. 4, 1929, St. Petersburg, FL An extroverted trombone stylist best known for his association with Duke Ellington, Buster Cooper has a witty style (which sometimes involves hitting repeated, humorous high notes at the conclusion of a song) and is always a joy to hear.

Kim Corbet
Kim Corbet - all styles
USA - North Little Rock, Arkansas
Kim Corbet played in the North Texas One O'clock and the Dallas Jazz Orchestra in the early 80s. Though he worked in commercial big bands early on, he developed a reputation for a more contemporary approach, using what he called a whammy bone, synths, percussion and vocals in live and studio settings. Noted groups: BL Lacerta (collaborating with John Cage), Flash to Bangtime (Equatorial Rock), Comatheatre (a multi-media collective) and, most recently, Jampact, an international ensemble featuring a Japanese trumpeter from Vancouver, a Hispanic Jew pianist from L.A., 2 Arab Americans on bass/drums from Chicago and a hillbilly trombonist from Arkansas...playing a combination of Blue Note, ECM, freejazz and, mostly, totally free improv..

Patrick Corbett
Patrick Corbett - All Styles
USA - Washington, WA
Bass trombonist Master Gunnery Sergeant Patrick Corbett joined “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band in June 1988. MGySgt Corbett began his musical instruction at age 12. After graduating from Sharpstown Senior High School in Houston in 1981, he attended Sam Houston State University in Houston.
Lia Corinth
Lia Corinth - All Styles
USA - Evanston, IL
King 2B / Bach 12C Mt Vernon

John Cornacchione - All Styles
USA - Kathleen, GA
King 3B / Schilke 51B3B
John S. Cornacchione, Senior Master Sergeant, is Band Superintendent for the Band of the United States Air Force Reserve, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia. John has been in Air Force Bands since 1981 and his 7 military assignments include overseas duty at Clark AB, Philippines, Yokota AB, Japan, and Naples.

Frans Cornelissen - Jazz Improv
Netherlands - Amsterdam
Kuehnl & Hoyer 3B / Kuehnl & Hoyer 7C

Margarida 'Guida' Costa - All Styles
Portugal - Estoril
Bach 36G / Bach 7C
Guida Costa, trombone e voz - nasceu em 1964, em Lisboa. Foi para o Canadá em 1967. Exceptuando duas breves visitas - verão de 1974 e de 1978, esta estadia só foi interrompida entre 1984 e 1986 - altura em que viveu em Portugal.

Frank Coughlan - Swing 1904 - 1979
Frank Coughlan was born in the New South Wales mining town of Emmaville in 1904. He was the third son of William Kershaw Coughlan and his wife Elizabeth (nee Parr) Coughlan. Like his brothers he learnt music from his father who was Band Master of the Emmaville Brass Band, and later in Glen Innes.

Ben 'Ben' Coy - Classical
USA - Chicago, IL
Trombonist with the 2006-07 international NETworks tour of Hairspray, Broadway's big fat musical comedy hit. He learned his master's degree from Northwestern University with Michael Mulcahy (Chicago Symphony) and his bachelor's from the Chicago College of Performing Arts with Jay Friedman.

Dennis Cramer - Classical
USA - Kittanning, PA
CG Conn 88H / Denis Wick 4BL
BS in Music Ed Indiana Univ of PA 1975 MA in Music Indiana Univ of PA 1982 Butler County Symphony Orchestra principal trombone 1985- present Armstrong Brass Quintet 1993 to present Anthony Calderone Jazz Combo 1980-1986 Gibbons Big Band lead trombone 2002 to present Indiana Univ of PA Trombone Choir 1995.

Eric Crees - Classical
UK - London
Eric Crees was born in London & studied at Wandsworth School, where in the famous boy's choir, he worked with many distinguished professional orchestras & conductors. Of particular importance was the school's long association with Benjamin Britten, who wrote a solo part for Eric in the Children's Crusade.

Enrique Crespo - All Styles
Germany - Hamburg
The multi-talented Enrique Crespo was born in 1941 in Montevideo, Uruguay. He studied architecture and music there and in Buenos Aires, was solo trombonist in the symphony orchestra there, as well as arranger, jazz soloist and band leader.

Jeff Cressman - Latin
USA - San Francisco, CA
Jeff first recorded with Santana on the "Supernatural" album and then appeared on the Supernatural 2000 world tour including performing in the 2000 Grammy awards telecast and "Supernatural Live - An Evening with Carlos Santana and Friends" television special and DVD.

Murray Crewe - Classical
USA - Pittsburgh, PA
Murray Crewe was born in Saskatchewan. He began his musical studies on piano at the age of five. At the age of 12 he started playing the tuba, adding the tenor trombone at age 15. Crewe switched to bass trombone in 1979 while attending the University of British Columbia, and completed his degree in 1982.

Frank Crisafulli - Classical 1916 - 1998
Frank R. Crisafulli b. 1916 - d. Evanston, Nov. 5, 1998. Although he has been a member of the Chicago Symphony trombone section since 1938, Frank Crisafulli plays the cello as a hobby and has, in fact, played that instrument with a nonprofessional chamber music group.

Andy Crompton - All Styles
Britsh Philharmonic Orchestra
UK - London
Bach 16 M / Bach 7C

Alan 'Al' Cron - Jazz Improv
USA - Wrentham, MA
Al Cron is a former student of Jazz master's Hal Crook, Bob Brookmeyer, John McNeil, George Russell, and George Garzone. With the release of his second CD, "Circles and Roots", Al is taking giant steps towards getting his name and music out to the ears of the international Jazz community.

Hal Crook - Jazz Improv
USA - Boston, MA
Hal Crook is a superb jazz trombonist that is called an authority on improvisational technique - he plays his trombone through a five-voice digital harmonizer, which enables him to play polyphonically. He is also the author of jazz improvisation books that have been very successful.

Bradley Cruickshank - All Styles
Australia - Traralgon, Victoria
Yamaha ysl647 / Denis Wick 12cs
Traralgon, Victoria, Australia - Bradley played for 6 years in the Royal Australian Navy band, then started teaching for 18 years during which time he directed an 18 piece Big Band called Sophisticated Swing. He now directs another 12 piece Big Band called Bandera.

Scott Crump - All Styles
USA - Colorado Springs, CO
Yamaha YSL-697Z / Greg Black Scott Crump
Scott began his Air Force career in 1988 with The United States Air Force Band of Mid-America, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois. In 1994, Scott received an overseas assignment with The United States Air Forces in Europe Band where he studied with Jiggs Whigham. Sergeant Crump joined the Band of the Air Force.

Krisztian Csapo - Funk - Krisztian Csapo [bio at this site]
Hungary - Budapest
Bach / Bach 5G
Born in 1983, Krisztian got in touch with music early in his childhood. He sang in the Child Choir of the Hungarian Radio and T elevision, and in the Child Choir of the Hungarian State Opera. It was that time, when he decided that later he would like to engage in music.

Brian Culbertson - All Styles
USA - Los Angeles, CA

Rick Culver - Swing
USA - California
Rick Culver first picked up the trombone at age 10, and by age 12 was already performing in a local professional Dixieland jazz band. He completed his Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Performance at The Juilliard School in New York and a second Master’s degree in theory and composition at Michigan State University.

Murray Cuthbert - All Styles
Canada - Ottawa, Ontario
Yamaha 613-H / Schilke 60
Bass trombonist, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada - As a freelance bass trombonist in Ottawa for 35 years, Murray has played with Bob Hope, Dionne Warwick, Nathalie Cole, and many t ouring and local shows and productions. He is a founding member of the NorthWinds Brass Qunitet.

Robert 'Cutty' Cutshall - Swing 1911 - 1968
The nickname of this trombonist, spun off of his surname, makes him sound like someone about to run amuck with a pair of scissors. Cutty Cutshall was armed with a trombone, however, and the main cutting he did was either besting other bonemen in jam sessions or simply making records.

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