Earl Sachais - Jazz Improv - Earl Sachais [bio at this site]
USA - Fletcher, NC
Edwards jazz tenor T302 / Bach 6 1/2 ALmegato
Bache Lors and Masters degree from Manhattan School of Music. Played professionally since age 16.
David Sager - Jazz Improv
USA - Laurel, MD
David Sager was born in Takoma Park, Maryland on March 22, 1958.
Peter Sagermann - Swing
Canada - Richmond Hill, Ontario
Peter was born August 1937, in Germany and started playing brass instruments at the age of 12. Very quickly he realized that the trombone fascinated him the most. During his career, Peter spend what seems like a lifetime in the car industry and now focuses solely on his musical career.
Bruce Salamandir-Feyrecilde - All Styles
USA - Auburn, WA
Bach 42B / Bach 4G
Salamandir (three "a"s, an "i" and no capital letters) was born in Peoria, Illinois, and as a result, he played Peoria at a very early age. He has had an interesting mix of stodgy, pedantic, classical musical training, and intensive, intuitive, unstructured self-teaching.
Amy Salo - All Styles - Amy Salo [bio at this site]
USA - Greenwood Lake, NY
Ms. Salo holds a Masters Degree in Performance and Literature from the Eastman School of Music and a Bachelor of Music degree, summa cum laude, from the Hartt School of Music. Ms. Salo is currently a freelance trombonist in the New York metro area.
Francesco Salomoni - All Styles - Francesco Salomoni [bio at this site]
USA - Miami, FL
Freelance Trombonist, Composer and Arranger from Rome, Italy, now in Miami. Francesco studied classical performance in Italy, jazz at Berklee College of Music. Among his collaborations he worked with Blue Note recording artist Sam Rivers. Francesco is the mind behind the "Free Art Show" and "Breezing".
Bjorn Samuelsson - Jazz Improv - Bjorn Samuelsson [bio at this site]
Sweden - Stockholm
Björn Samuelsson [b. 1976] After attending the music school and music college he did his military service in the Royal Swedish Army Band. During the year Björn performed as a featured soloist with the band and was awarded the prize as "Best Musician" by the Swedish Military Music Foundation.
Hector 'Tito' Sanchez - All Styles - Hector Sanchez [bio at this site]
USA - Apopka, FL
King 2b Liberty Silverton / Warburton Rosolino 2
Javier Sanchez - Latin
USA - Miami, FL
Javier Sanchez received a Bachelor's degree in Studio Music and Jazz Studies and a Master's degree in Music Business and Entertainment Industries from the University of Miami, at which time he opened Music Desires, Inc.
Ruben Sanchez - Classical
Venezuela - Caracas, Distrito Capital
Courtois Challenger / Courtois 6 1/2M Becquet
Member of the trombone section of Simphony Orchestra Simon Bolivar and trombone Tutti Banda Marcial Caracas Caracas.
Russ Sanchez - Classical
USA - Gilroy, CA
Holton Tr-160 / Bach 4G
California Russ holds an A.A from Gavilan College and a B.A from California State University Chico. He has studied with Paul Matulich, Joe Earl, Don Couch and Carl Christensen. He has also studied and performed with former Duke Ellington trombonist Vince Prudente.
Raul Garcia Sanchez - Classical - Raul Garcia Sanchez [bio at this site]
Spain - Barcelona
Bach 50 - Thein Contrabass /
Born in Sagunto (Spain). First musical studies in the town band. Trombone studies in Valencia & Barcelona music school. Later, bass trombone studies in Indiana University with Keith Brown and Edwin Anderson. Also studies with Mel Culbertson in France.
Bob Sanders - All Styles
USA - Long Beach, California
Bob's teachers included Don Kimble, Jeff Reynolds, Robert Simmergren and Roy Main. His professional career began at the age of twenty with the Disneyland Band. After three years, steady employment was left behind in pursuit of a freelance career. Thereafter he stayed busy performing hither and yon in the greater Los Angeles area, including 26 years with the Pacific Symphony, 24 years with the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, various soundstages and pits and of course a decade or so in Hoyt Bohannon’s garage on Tuesday nights. He is presently retired from trombone performance but teaches the occasional student.
Stefan Sanders - Classical
USA - Buffalo, CO
Stefan Sanders has been bass trombonist with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra since 1999. He received his bachelor of music degree from the Juilliard School of Music where he was a student of Donald Harwood. He also is a graduate from the Interlochen Arts Academy where he received his diploma.
John Sandhagen - All Styles
USA - Pomona, CA
born 5-17-60 bass trombonist/trombone repair technician. John is the Music Department repair technician at California State Polytechnic University Pomona. He is freelance in the L.A. area both in Orchestras and Jazz bands. John also repair/modify trombones for serious trombonists at his home shop.
JC Sanford - All Styles - new CD!
Trombonist JC Sanford, a protégé of legendary composer and trombonist Bob Brookmeyer, has performed with the likes of Danilo Pérez, Matt Wilson, Donny McCaslin, and Anthony Cox and has regularly been recognized as a “Rising Star” trombonist, arranger, and big band in DownBeat Magazine’s Critic’s Polls over the past several years. His 2014 debut CD with the JC Sanford Orchestra Views from the Inside yielded international acclaim and was awarded a 2014 Aaron Copland Fund recording grant. He is conductor of the thrice-Grammy-nominated John Hollenbeck Large Ensemble and is musical director of the JazzMN Orchestra.
Brenda Sansig - Classical
USA - San Antonio, TX
Brenda Sansig, principal trombone Austin Symphony, instructor; B.M., University of Texas at Austin; M.M., University of Texas at Austin. Ms. Sansig serves as instructor of low brass. In 1987, Ms. Sansig enlisted with the United Stated Army Band at Fort Knox and Panama, where she played trombone for such dignitaries as Colin Powell and many others.
Pablo Santaella - Classical
USA - Miami, NJ
Kuehnl & Hoyer Slokar Solo / Kuehnl & Hoyer BSK 6.4 M
Trombonist, Studio & commercial recording, Irvington, New Jersey Pablo Sant'lla was born in Venezuela in 1963, is currently freelancing as a studio musician and performing alto and tenor trombone with various pop, salsa, rock, fusion, folkloric and merengue bands in USA & Latin America.
Brian Santero - Classical
USA - Poughkeepsie, NY
Shires 2RVE8-TW47G / Bach 5G
Brian Santero [b. 1988] a trombonist from Midstate New York has been a musician all his life. He started trombone at the age of 10 though vo ice was his first instrument. A son of two musical parents, he grew up surrounded by classical music and made it his dream one day to be fully involved in the music.
Art Sares - All Styles 1923 - 2005
Sares has been compared to Tommy Dorsey as one of the great lyrical trombone players of the world. After enlisting and serving in World War II from 1941 to 1946, he earned his BA and MA degrees from Northwestern University and the Chicago Conservatory of Music, respectively. He played lead trombone with Frank Sinatra, Burt Bacharach, the Chicago Festival Symphony Orchestra, and hundreds of the biggest name acts in the world. - Sares had a long history of playing trombone professionally in classical and jazz settings. After relocating to Florida, he served as a professor of music at Palm Beach Community College and Florida International University. He was also the lead trombonist for the Florida Symphonic Pops, Palm Beach Pops, and Boca Pops.
Ted Sares - Brother from Art Sares
Theodore R. (Ted) Sares is a semi-retired private investor who lives in the White Mountains area of Northern New Hampshire with his wife Holly and Min Pin Jackdog. - He is now actively involved in writing columns, essays, articles and short stories for a number of different publications.
Ralph Sauer - Classical
USA - Los Angeles, CA
Ralph Sauer joined the Los Angeles Philharmonic in 1974 after six years as principal with the Toronto Symphony. During that time, he was also principal trombonist for the Canadian Opera and the CBC, and taught at the University of Toronto.
Mike Saville - Classical
UK - London
Mike Saville began playing the trombone at the age of twelve. In 1991 he went to the Royal College of Music where he studied with Peter Bassano, Arthur Wilson and sackbut with Sue Addison. He graduated in 1995 with a BMus and first class honours in his final recital.
Jim Sawyers - All Styles
USA - Los Angeles, CA
Donn Schaefer - All Styles
USA - Utah
Donn Schaefer is originally from Vancouver, Canada. Before joining the music faculty at the University of Utah, Schaefer taught low brass and jazz studies at the University of Mississippi. Schaefer holds degrees from Bemidji State University; the University of Massachusetts, Amherst; and the University of Iowa.
Jack Schatz - All Styles [bass trombone]
Brian Scarborough - Jazz & Commercial
USA - Kansas City
Brian Scarborough is a top call trombonist, improviser, composer, and educator in the greater Kansas City area. He can be seen performing around Kansas City with his own ensembles, and is a member of the People’s Liberation Big Band of Greater Kansas City, the Boulevard Big Band, Zen Brass, The Kansas-Nebraska Act, and is a sub for the Kansas City Jazz Orchestra.
Russell Scarbrough - Jazz Improv
USA - Rochester, NY
Russell Scarbrough is a composer and trombonist living in Rochester, New York. His music has been performed by university jazz ensembles, the Bemus Pops Orchestra, and the US Army Blues in Washington, DC. He received a degree in Jazz Composition from Towson State University where he studied composition.
Giancarlo Schiaffini - Jazz Improv
Italy - Roma
Giancarlo Schiaffini, composer-trombonist-tubist, was born in Rome in 1942 and graduated in Physics at the University of Rome in 1965. Self-taught, he appeared as soloist in the first free-jazz concerts in Italy and subsequently presented his own compositions widely in the mid 1960s.
Samuel Schlosser - Jazz Improv
USA - Seattle, WA
Manfred Schmelzer - Classical - Manfred Schmelzer [bio at this site]
Germany - Mönchengladbach
By his love to music he started a passionate analysis of this job. Particularly the working with wind instruments became the center of his life. First it was Manfred Schmelzer's priority to sell instruments including the repair and service of metal wind instruments.
Kevin Schmidt - Jazz Improv - Kevin Schmidt [bio at this site]
USA - Manhattan, NY
Kevin Schmidt is a bass trombonist and composer, formerly based in Minneapolis, MN and now based in New York City. He has composed and performed with a variety of ensembles, including symphony orchestras, jazz combos, chamber brass, symphonic bands, folk groups, electronic ensembles and rock bands.
Michael 'Mike' Schmitz - Classical
USA - Wahington DC, WA
B.M., University of Northern Iowa; M.M., Northwestern University. Studied with Jon Hansen and Frank Crisafulli. Currently serves as Navy Band enlisted conductor.
Enrique Victorio Schneebeli - Classical
Argentina - Buenos Aires
Laetzsch / Bruno Tilz Spezial 8 1/2 G
Schneebeli, Enrique Bass Trombonist, Resident Orchestra of the Teatro Colón, Argentina - At present he is the basstrombonist of the Resident Orchestra of the Teatro Colón and the Buenos Aires Philharmonic Orchestra, a position he has previously held in the National Symphonic Orchestra.
Timothy 'Tim' Schneider - All Styles
USA - Mandeville, CA
Timothy W. Schneider, Ph.D. is the Principal at Fontainebleau Junior High School in Mandeville, LA. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Music Education from the University of New Orleans, a Master of Music Education from Loyola University in New Orleans, and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Educational Leadership.
Aric Schneller - Jazz Improv
USA - New York, NY
A native of Missoula, Montana, Aric Schneller was a resident of Manhattan from 2000-2005, where he was an active performer and arranger. Since January of 2005, Aric relocated to Denton, Texas and is now pursuing a D.M.A. in Trombone Performance from the University of North Texas.
Marcel Schot - Classical
Uwe Schrodi - Classical
Germany - Munchen
Uwe Schrodi, geb. 1968 in Radolfzell am Bodensee, erhielt mit 11 Jahren den ersten Posaunenunterricht. Er studierte von 1989 bis 1995 bei Prof. Branimir Slokar an den Musikhochschulen Trossingen und Freiburg. Er spielte im Orchester des Schleswig-Holstein Musikfestivals.
Paul Schroyen - All Styles
Belgium - Tessenderlo, Limburg
Michael Rath R2 / Michael Rath 11 MN
Ben Schultz - All Styles
Netherlands - Rotterdam
Edwards / B454 - Michael Rath / CB2B
Wendy Schultz - All Styles
USA - Ann Arbor, MI
Wendy Schultz is currently a Visiting Assistant Professor at Concordia University in Ann Arbor, Michigan where she teaches upper level music theory, brass techniques, and private instruction on trombone, euphonium, and tuba. A native Floridian, she received a Bachelor of Music degree from Stetson.
Steven E. Schulz - Jazz Improv
USA - Austin, TX
Yamaha YSL-695 / Doug Elliott b4 - #'s used
A part-time trombone player in Dallas and Austin, TX. Full-time President & CEO - Silicon Integration Initiative, Austin, TX - a wordlwide electronics consortium. Lead 'bone player in high school bands; played lead jazz at U. Maryland College Park, Md. Studied under Dr. Donald S. "Doc" Reinhardt.
Stefan Schulz - Classical
Germany - Berlin
Er wurde in Berlin geboren. Er erhielt Unterricht auf dem Horn bei Kurt Palm und studierte später bei Harald Winkler, sowie bei Joachim Mittelacher Posaune in Berlin. Weiter Studien führten ihn unter anderem zu Charles G. Vernon nach Chicago. Von 1993 bis 2002 war er Bassposaunist in der Staatskapelle.
Koos Schut - All Styles
Netherlands - Delft
Edwards BDB / Doug Elliott LB-M112
Stuart Scott - All Styles
South Africa - Cape Town
CG Conn 8H / Doug Elliott 102
Stuart Scott is Head of Music at the Bishops Prep School in Cape Town. He started playing the trombone at aged 12 and within two months joined Hetton Silver Prize Band in the North East of England. He was 1st trombone with Houghton Schools Brass Band until he left to go to Salford College of Technology.
James Scott - Classical
Canada - Calgary, Alberta
James Scott is the principal trombonist of the Calgary Philharmonic and trombone instructor at the University of Calgary, positions he has held since 1981. He has been featured as a soloist with the CPO on several occasions, having played the Concertino by David as well as the Tomasi and Wagenseil Concertos.
Don Sebesky - Swing
b. Dec. 10, 1937, Perth Amboy, NJ Dons Sebesky is best known as house arranger for many of producer Creed Taylor's Verve, A&M and CTI productions-the man whose orchestral backgrounds helped make artist like Wes Montgomery, Paul Desmond, Freddie Hubbard and George Benson acceptable to audiences outside jazz.
Florian Seeger - All Styles
Dustin Seifert - Classical
USA - Portales, NM
Dustin D. Seifert, a native of Lancaster, Ohio, is beginning his sixth year as Director of Bands & Coordinator of the Division of Wind and Percussion Studies at Eastern New Mexico University (ENMU). Mr. Seifert received the Bachelor of Music Education degree, Summa Cum Laude, from The University of Akron.
Denver 'Denny' Seifried - All Styles
USA - Springfield, OH
Denver Seifried retired from Greenon High School in 1995 after 28 years as a band and instrumental educator. Since 1965 he has been bass trombonist with the Springfield Symphony and he is a member of the Symphony's Brass Quartet and Quintet. Seifried has frequently appeared with the Dayton Jazz Orchestra.
Chris Seiter - All Styles
USA - Lubbock, Texas,
Mr. Seiter attended the University of North Texas and was a member of the famed One O'Clock Lab Band his entire four-year tenure. While a UNT student, he became an active freelance and studio trombonist in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area, performing with such notable artists as Ella Fitzgerald, Tony Bennett, Nancy Wilson, Ray Charles, and others. Seiter was a two-time recipient of jazz study grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and also received the Frank Rosolino Memorial Jazz Award from the International Trombone Association. As a resident of New York City, Chris performed with the Toshiko Akiyoshi New York Big Band ("Ten Gallon Shuffle"), the Bob Mintzer Big Band ("Camouflage"), the Woody Herman Orchestra, and the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra. Also while in New York, Seiter studied improvisation with Bob Brookmeyer, Jim McNeely, and David Liebman. Chris currently resides in the Dallas area where he performs with the Official Texas Jazz Orchestra, The Collection Jazz Orchestra, John Wasson's Strata Band, and Them Bones. Chris also serves as manager, arranger, and trombonist with the White's Chapel United Methodist Church Orchestra in Southlake, Texas.
Antonio Henrique Seixas - All Styles
Brazil - Rio de Janeiro
Edwards B494 / Greg Black Seixas
Antonio Henrique Seixas star ted his studies with Prof. Sergio de Jesus, later studying with Maestro Gilberto Gagliardi from whom he agined great influence in his musical development. Mr. Seixas has won the competition for solist with The Orchestra of Rio de Janeiro Federal University twice.
Michael 'Mike' Seltzer - Classical
USA - New York, NY
Mr. Seltzer is a multiple-time Grammy Award nominee with numerous ensembles in which he has been a performer, including the 2004 winning Broadway Cast Album for Bernadette Peter's revival of 'Gypsy'. Recent tours have included Australia, Germany, England and Japan.
Dave Senior - Jazz Improv
Belgium - Antwerp
CG Conn 24H / CG Conn 3
Started out in 1962 in home town Wolverhampton (UK) by forming the Canalside Jazz Band together with school pal reedman Roy Telling. Generally followed the British traditional jazz movement largely inspired by Chris Barber at first.
John Shanks - Classical
USA - Bloomington, IN
Shires 1Y, TruBore, TW47G / Greg Black 5G4GM
John Shanks (b. 1983) is a trombonist ofal styles. He is currently enrolled at Indiana University where he is pursuing a Master of Music in Trombone, studying under Peter Ellefson. John graduated cum laude in 2006 from Youngstown State University in Youngstown, Ohio, where he studied with Dr. Michael Crist.
Kim Sharnberg - All Styles
USA - New York, NY
Kim Sharnberg has enjoyed an incredibly multi-faceted career as trombonist, orchestrator, composer, arranger, conductor, and producer. His arrangements have been performed by the Boston Pops and Atlanta Symphony Orchestras and he has orchestrated for the Broadway shows Little Women, Jekyll & Hyde, to mention a few.
Dick Shearer - Swing
Dick Shearer is most famous as lead trombonist and music director for the Stan Kenton Orchestra, since taking over the lead chair from Jim Trimble in the early 1970s until Stan's death in 1978. He led the band during Stan's illnesses, and produced several of the band's last recordings.
Cary Sheley - Jazz Improv - Cary Sheley [bio at this site]
USA - Rockford, IL
King 2B / Schilke 47
BM performance(with emphasis in Jazz) from Millikin University, Decatur IL MM performance from Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, IL (Teaching assistant in Jazz) Freelance trombonist in ST Louis Area (1983-1990) Spent 6 years on the road with the Glenn Miller Orchestra (1990-1996).
Scott Shelsta - All Styles
USA - Washington DC, WA
Scott Shelsta is trombone soloist for "Pershing's Own" The United States Army Band, Ft. Myer, Virginia. Scott has played for all President's and their guests, including foreign heads of state, since President Nixon. One of his military highlights was playing for the Internment of the Vietnam Unknown Soldiers.
Tommy Shepard - All Styles 1923 - 1993
Tommy Shepard began playing trombone in his junior year in high school. The next year he won a national solo contest and by the time he was 19 he was on the road with the Ben Bernie Orchestra. After twelve months with Ben Bernie, he enlisted in the United States Army and played in a variety of Army big bands, finally winding up with Wayne Kings Orchestra at Fort Sheridan, IL., where he played for two years, making V-Discs, working bond rallies and generally supporting the nations spirits.
Newell Sheridan - All Styles - Newell Sheridan [bio at this site]
USA - Birmingham, AL
S. E. Shires Bass 7GYM B62 YTS Axial valves Warburton 1G mouthpiece and 1.5L leadpipe.
Tenor is a S E Shires 7GYLW YTS Axial TW47 with 1.5L leadpipe and Shires 5G mouthpiece.
Newell Sheridan was bass trombonist with the Alabama Symphony in Birmingham, Alabama for 27 years until the bass trombone position in the ASO was replaced with a tuba position as it remains today. He was low brass instructor at Samford University for 15 years and taught at UAB for 10 years. He formed "Sheridan Brass Instruments" selling almost solely trombones in 2002. His concept was supplying the "ideal" custom trombone for each person with on the spot delivery. Now, he only sells Shires trombones along with special lightweight cases and a new very comfortable hand grip for the trombone. The trombone stands made at Sheridan Brass are probably the safest trombone stands available, and his automatic spitvalve, although it works very well, has been a big flop. He is on the road a great deal of time doing clinics and displaying the Shires line of instruments all over the country.
Dave Sherman - Jazz Improv - Dave Sherman [bio at this site]
USA - Matunuck, RI
Kanstul 760 / Jet Tone Studio D
Dave has been active in the big band/jazz scene in the Rhode Island and Southern Connecticut area for the past 10 years. He has played in The Vic Elci Band, The Jimmy Stewart Band and The New Era Jazz Band and the Gary Sugal Big Band. He Presently plays in the Dick Campo Band, Blue Moon Orchestra, to mention a few.
Burk Shields - Swing
USA - Jacksonville, FL
King 1942 2B / Parduba 4
Trombonist, Jacksonville, North-East Florida A transplant from the West Coast Scene Mr Shields, a founding member of the 50's/60's Los Angeles Trombone trio The Three Amigos, is currently freelancing on the East Coast. Burk is Principal Trombonist with The Clay County Community Band.
Ken Shifrin - Classical
UK - Birmingham
Few trombonists are as eminently qualified as Ken Shifrin in both the professional and academic fields. A native of Washington, D.C., his playing was described by the Vienna Kurier as "brilliant, with almost unbelievable beauty of tone, artistry and elegance".
Matty Shiner - Classical 1913 - 2003
Matty Shiner taught trombone and low brass for 46 years at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA. He was the Chair of the Brass Department and was known internationally for his work as a brass consultant. He was also famous for his numerous arrangements and publications for trombone choir and brass ensemble. Shiner was a pioneer in the early development of the trombone choir. He recorded one of the first albums of its type with the Duquesne University Trombone Choir and Brass Ensemble.
Stephen 'Steve' Shires - Classical
USA - Medway, MA
Steve Shires brings over two decades of experience as a trombonist and instrument technician to the design and construction of brass instruments of unsurpassed quality and beauty. He has worked with many of the worlds greatest brass players to design new or modify existing instruments.
Vance Shoemaker - Classical
USA - Hawarden, Iowa
Shires G1 / Greg Black 3.5 med gold
Principle trombone with the South Dakota Symphony and member of the Sioux City Symphony Orchestra, and the Northwest Iowa Symphony Orchestra. Instructor of trombone/euphoni um/chamber Music/Humanities at Augustana Collage, Sioux Falls SD.
Kenny Shroyer - Swing
USA - Los Angeles, CA
Kenny Shroyer worked with: Bill Perkins, Larry Bunker, Mel Lewis, Jack Nimitz, Al Porcino, Stan Kenton Frank Rosolino, Joe Mondragon, Bud Shank, Bill Holman, Ray Triscari, Conte Candoli, Alvin Stoller, Buddy Childers, Lew McCreary, Gene Cipriano, Israel Baker, Andy Martin, Lennie Niehaus and Lee Katzman.
Brett Shuster - Classical
USA - Louisville, KY
Grammy winner Brett Shuster is the Trombone Professor at the University of Louisville. Professor Shusters educational background includes a B.M. from the New England Conservatory of Music, an M.M. from Northwestern University, and a D.M.A. from Arizona State University.
Darren Sigesmund - All Styles
Canada - Toronto, Ontario
Trombonist and composer Darren Sigesmund is rapidly becoming an established voice on the Canadian and international music scenes. Based in Toronto, he is gaining extensive touring experience after having recently led his quintet on whirlwind tours of Australia, Asia and Canada.
Steve Sigmund - Swing
USA - Miami, FL
Steve Sigmund enjoys his career as a performer, contractor, copyist, producer and educator. He has toured the world performing for audiences ranging from Kings, Queens and Presidents to students everywhere around the world, from Stadiums, Concert Halls, Castles and Jazz Clubs to classrooms.
Alex Silver - Jazz Improv
Australia - Sydney
King 3B Silver Sonic / Bach 11C
Alex was a finalist in the James Morrison Scholarship at the Mt Gambier Jazz Festival in 2004, and was awarded the Pan Pacific James Morrison Scholarship in 2000. Alex has also toured and performed internationally at the Montreux, Vienne, Brienz and Ascona Jazz Festivals.
Jakub 'Simi' Simacek - All Styles
Czech Republic - Horazdovice, CZ
Bach 36 b/f / Bach 6,1/2 AL
Trombone student of Pilsen Conservatory. His profesor is a Peter Mraz.
Rick Simerly - All Styles - Rick Simerly [bio at this site]
USA - Elizabethton, TN
Rick Simerly is a jazz trombonist and currently Associate Professor of Music at Milligan College in Tennessee. He has been described by David Baker as "...one of the most exciting and consistently creative trombonists in jazz today." Jamey Aebersold depicts him as "...an astounding player.
Tommie 'Trey' Simpson - Classical
USA - Hickory, NC
Bach 42 / Bach 5G
Mr. Trey Simpson has just completed a degree in Music Edcation from Western Carolina University. While at Western Mr. Simpson participated in many musical ensembles such as Wind Ensemble and Civic Orchestra. Mr. Simpson's primary teacher was Mr. Daniel Cherry.
Stephen 'Steve' Sinkey - All Styles
USA - Lake Havasu City, AZ
CG Conn 79H / Bach 7C
Has performed with the Ohio State Marching, concert and military bands, and The Fabulous 40's and Lenny Hero dance bands. Currently performs with the Havasu Regional Orchestra, Lake Havasu Symphonic Winds, Top Brass Quintet,and Westwinds dance band.
David Sisk - Classical
USA - Washington DC, WA
Technical Sergeant David Patrick Sisk is a trombonist with The United States Air Force Concert Band, Bolling Air Force Base, Washington, D.C. Originally from Moon Township, Pa., his career in the Air Force began in 2001. Sergeant Sisk is a 1999 graduate of Youngstown State University.
Claes Sjokvist - All Styles
Sweden - Boxholm, Ostergotland
Bach 42BO / Bach 4G
Boxholm's Trombone Quartet, Sweden - Educated at the Royal Music Academy in Stockholm 1993-1997. Cl's today works as a Music teacher and Instruc tor at the music schools of the Boxholm and Transs municipalities.
Doug Skinner - Jazz Improv
USA-- Northern California
Conn 6H -- Bach Stradivarius Bass Trumpet
Doug joined the Bob Scobey Dixieland Band at the age of 18. Went on to play with the bands of Les Elgart and Charlie Barnet. Spent many years as lead trombone in the house band at Harrah's Club, Lake Tahoe and the house band at Frank Sinatra's Cal-Neva Club at Lake Tahoe. He currently leads a jazz group called the "Hip Replacements".
Chuck Sloka - All Styles
USA - Buffalo Grove, IL
King 2103 / Bach 6 1/2 AL
Freelance trombonist since 1984, Chuck Sloka has performed with numerous jazz groups, brass groups, rock and pop groups in the Chicagoland area. He has an extensive private teaching studio teaching all brass instruments from 4th through 12th grade.
Marc Smason - All Styles - Marc Smason [bio at this site]
USA - Seattle, WA
Yamaha YSL356R / Bach 6½AL
Trombonist/vocalist/composer, Marc Smason learned, from his mother, to sing as a child in Texas and studied classical and jazz trombone in Seattle and Los Angeles with Stu Dempster, Julian Priester, Ken Cloud & Slide Hampton. Voice with Jay Clayton (jazz), Yo Jin Chong (Korean) & Ki Wasitodipuro (Javanese).
Norman Smit - Swing
Apeldoorn, the Netherlands
King 2B / Giardinelli 6M
Norman played in the Studio big band Arnhem, the Guus Tangelder big band and played lead trombone in Peter Herbolzheimers' masterclasses in Kleve (Germany). Norman plays in numerous ensembles (from Rock 'n Roll to bebop) and did studio-gigs as well as TV- and radio work..
Michael Smith - All Styles
USA - Decorah, Iowa
Dr. Michael Smith is currently Assistant Professor of Low Brass at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa, where he teaches low brass, low brass methods, coaches small brass ensembles, and conducts the Luther College Brass Choir, Trombone Choir, and the Tuba/Euphonium Ensemble. He holds a Bachelor of Music.
Patrick Smith - Classical
USA - Lindenwold, NJ
Holton TR181 w/F-D / Holton 1 1/2 G VH
High school education in Columbus, GA and started performing professionally with Springer Music Theater and Miss Georgia pagent orchestras under Geo. Corradino. Attended Florida State Univ, Columbus State University and graduated with BM in trombone from Indiana Univ/Bloomington,Ind. in 1973.
Becky Smith - Classical
UK - Manchester
CG Conn 88HT-CL / Bach 5G
Becky was born in Cambridge in 1979 and studied the trombone & euphonium at the Junior Guildhall School of Music and Drama from the age of 12 to 18. During this time she was also a member of the National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain.
Malcolm Earle Smith - Jazz Improv
UK - London
Born in 1967 into a musical family, Malcolms passion for jazz developed whilst at school in North London. Introduced to a friends jazz record collection, he quickly became inspired by the music of Louis Armsrong, Sidney Bechet, Jack Teagarden and Vic Dickenson. He soon started his own group.
Jason Smith - All Styles
USA - Killeen, TX
Bach 42B / Schilke 42B
Grew up in Killeen, Texas. He played in band a ll during school and graduated from Killeen High School in 1990. After studying music at Temple Jr College and UT Tyler he moved his family back to Killeen. He play assistant first trombone with the Heights Concert Band and served as Minister of Music at Pershing.
Keith R. Smith - All Styles - Keith R. Smith [bio at this site]
USA - Chambersburg, PA
Bach 50 slide/42BHO Bell / Bach 5G
Delta Brass Quintet, Chambersburg, PA BME Oklahoma State University - MME Shenanoah University - MM in trombone performance Shenandoah Conservatory - Freelancer D.C. Metroplex/Tri-State Area.
Kim Smith - Classical
USA - Elgin, TX
CG Conn 88H Vinatage / Giardinelli SYM-G
Austin Civic Orchestra, Auston, TX B.A. Music - SUNY Fredonia 1978 - Honors Recital, Former student of; Michael E. Powell (American Brass Quintet), Ron Baedke and James F. Gerber. Self-taught classical guitar. Hand bell choirs.
Lindsey Smith - Classical
USA - Washington, DC
Edwards T350 321CFU / Greg Black Alessi 5.5
The U.S. Air Force Concert Band, Washington, DC Currently assintant principal trombone in USAF Concert Band and Symphony Orchestra in Washington, DC. Recieved B.M. from Michigan State University in 1980 and M.M. from University of Illinois in 1982. Joined Air Force Band in 1983.
Glenn Smith - All Styles 1912 - 1997
Glenn P. Smith, professor emeritus of trombone at the University of Michigan, died June 16, 1997 at Batavia, Ill. He was 85. - Founder and conductor of U-M's Trombone Choir, an ensemble which performed both transcriptions and original works for trombones, Smith began his career at U-M in 1950 as instructor of trombone, euphonium and tuba after receiving a master of music degree from North western University. He retired in 1981. - In addition to teaching, he was active as adjudicator, soloist, clinician and author with approximately 30 of his editions of solo and ensemble literature for brass instruments published.
Isaac Smith - Jazz Improv
USA - New York, NY
Isaac Smith has been playing trombone since the age of 13. Now based in New York City, he graduated from UCLA with a degree in Ethnomusicology. He has studied with George Bohanon, Slide Hampton, and Curtis Fuller. In addition to the Luckman Jazz Orchestra.
Mike Smukal - All Styles
USA - Las Vegas, NV
Mike Smukal, Trombonist, USAF Airmen of Note (1971-1975), Elvis Presley (1975-1977), Desert Inn Hotel, Aladdin Hotel, Tropicana Hotel, Caesars Palace Hotel, Lew Elais Relief Orchestra (1975-1992). Arranger/Composer-Warner Bros., Belwin, Alfred Publications. Band Director, Clark County School District.
Jessica 'Leach' Sneeringer - All Styles
USA - Columbus, OH
Bach 42BO / Greg Black 5.5
Columbus, OH - 1999 Disney Collegiate All-Star band/Disneyland - USA; Conductor- Central Ohio Brass Band; Bass Trombonist- Athena Brass Band; Freelance in jazz, orchestral, wind band, and brass band; trombone- Dominion Brass Quintet.
Kim 'Boxer' Sol - All Styles
Korea - Inchon
Bach / Schilke 51
1998~2001 Principal trombone in Seoul Youth Philharmonic Orchestra 1999.12 Member of Asian Philharmonic Orchestra 1999~2002 Guest Principal trombone in Bucheon Philharmonic Orchestra 2003~2007 Principal trombone in Gimpo Philharmonic Orchestra 2001.6 Solo with Bucheon Philharmonic Orchestra 2001.
Edward Solomon - Classical
Edward Solomon started learning the trombone in 1981 while attending the John Lyon School in Harrow. He studied with former Hallé Orchestra principal trombonist Maisie Ringham, switching from tenor to bass trombone in 1985 before leaving to read Modern Languages at the University of Westminster.
Fredi Sonderegger - Classical
Singapore - Singapore
Dale Sorensen - Classical - Dale Sorensen [bio at this site]
Canada - Desable, Prince Edward Island
Dale Sorensen was born in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island in 1968. He is presently the Principal Trombonist with Symphony Nova Scotia and a member of the Maritime Brass. Each summer he plays in the Charlottetown Festival Orchestra and the Northumberland Brass.
John Philip Sousa - Classical 1854 - 1932
Any person who has ever played an instrument in a high school band or a community band knows that John Philip Sousa was the greatest composer of marches who ever lived. This great man very deservedly is entitled to be referred to as the March King. - John Philip Sousa was born in Washington, D. C. on November 6, 1854, the third of ten children of John Antonio Sousa and Maria Elisabeth (Trinkaus) Sousa.
Thomas 'Tom' Sousa - All Styles
USA - Lakeland, FL
King 2103-SGX / J. Callet 24.5 TD
Joe Spain - All Styles
USA - Louisville, KY
Edwards Bass B454 / Doug Elliott 112LB
Free Lance tenor and bass trombonist in Louisville, KY metro area. Play in Big Bands, touring Broadway shows, Back up bands for traveling headliners, trombone ensemble, and occasional Symphony auxillary. Graduated University of Louisville School of Music. Studied with Ernest Lyon.
Donald 'Don' Spiker - Jazz Improv
USA - Walnut Creek, CA
Bach Strad II / Bach 12
Played professionally 1939 - 1955. Went on the road 1941-1943 and was member of a U.S. Army Band 1943 - 1946. Attended Catholic Sisters College, a musical section of the Catholic University oif America, Washingtom, D.C. - 1947-1948. Worked in vaudeville theatrers. legimitate theater, Ice Shows, and many more.
Bill Spilka - Jazz Improv
USA - New York, NY
Bill Spilka, a native New Yorker, has been a professional trombonist & bassist since 1945. He has been on the road with the Ralph Flanagan band and has played venues ranging from Burlesque to the Newport & JVC Jazz Festivals in Newport and New York, as well as others in France and Switzerland.
Weston Sprott - Classical - Weston Sprott [bio at this site]
USA - New York, NY
Edwards T350 / Doug Elliott XTF8
Weston Sprott, a native of Spring, TX, began his formal training under the tuteledge of Michael Warny, trombonist with the Houston Grand Opera and Ballet Orche stras. He began his undergraduate study at Indiana University in Bloomington with Carl Lenthe (former Principal Trombonist of Bavarian State Opera).
Jim Staley - All Styles
Composer/trombonist Jim Staley is renown for his groundbreaking solo performances and collaborations with advanced music creators including Fred Frith, Tom Cora, Morgan Powell, David Weinstein, Takehisa Kosugi, Ikue Mori, Robin Holcomb, and many others.
Brett Stamps - Jazz Improv - Brett Stamps [bio at this site]
USA - Edwardsville, IL
Edwards .500 Bore / Bach 12C
Brett Stamps has been the Director of Jazz Activities at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville since he initiated the Jazz Performance Degree in 1979. He obtained his BA in Music from the College of William and Mary (1970) and his MM in Studio Music and Jazz Pedagogy from the University of Miami (1975).
Joe Stanko - Classical
USA - New York, NY
Bach 50 / Stork 1.5
Freelance Bass Trombone and Tuba, Bronx, New York.
John Stanley - Classical
USA - Rochester, NY
Shires Indep. Bass / Griego 5
Northern California native John Stanley is an undergraduate Bass Trombonist at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York where he studies with Dr. John Marcellus. In addition to Dr. Marcellus, John has studied with John Engelkes and Mark Lawrence of the San Fransico Symphony.
William Stanley - Classical
USA - Boulder, CO
William Stanley is Associate Professor of Trombone at the College of Music. Prior to his appointment at CU in 1985, he performed as a member of the Chestnut Brass Company, a brass quintet which tours internationally and recently won a Grammy award. Dr. Stanley performs as a member of the Boulder Brass.
Arnie Stanton - All Styles - Arnie Stanton [bio at this site]
Shires true bore orchestral tenor trombone
Culver City-Marina-Westchester Symphony Cypress Pops Orchestra Peninsula Symphony (Palos Verdes, CA) Bellflower Symphony CSULB Trombone Choir and Moravian Church Trombone Choir, Downey, CA Lyric Opera of Los Angeles Maurice Weiss Brass Quintet Peninsulans and Dan Walker Jazz Bands Gene Manson Trombones and many more
Harry Stanton - All Styles
USA Rochester, NY
Harry is married with two grown children and lives near Rochester, New York. Following graduation from Ithaca College and the State University of New York at Brockport, he taught public school music at the elementary, middle and high school levels for 31 years before his recent retirement.
Ward Stare - Classical
USA - Chicago, IL
Ward Stare, a native of Rochester, New York, received early musical training through the Eastman School of Music's Community Education Division, studying trombone with George Osborn. He then went on to study for two years with Joseph Alessi at The Juilliard School. Ward has also studied with John Marcellus.
Cliff Stark - Jazz Improv - Cliff Stark [bio at www.jazzmasters.nl]
USA - Las Vegas, Nevada
Bach 12 Stradivarius / Purviance 4*1 Gold plated
Cliff Stark was born in Riverside, California ( USA ) on December 21st, 1937. After studying piano and violin (neither of which he was fond of) he was playing string bass in the Central Junior High School Orchestra. After that he worked in all Casino's in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Arkady Starkov - Classical
Russia - Moscow
Trombonist, Russian National Orchestra.
Chris Stearn - Classical
UK - Glasgow, Scotland
Bass trombonist, Orchestra of Scottish Opera, UK - Born London 1955.Studied at Guildhall School of Music & Drama under Denis Wick & Peter Gane.Joined the Orchestra of Scottish Opera 1984 as principal Bass and Contrabass Trombonist. Joined staff of Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama 1991.
Teddy Steen - Swing
Bach 16M / Bach 11C
Attended courses in jazz & Latin music at the Conservatories in Hilversum and Amsterdam and graduated in 1995. She studied with trombonists Bart van Lier, Jiggs Whigham, Steve Turre and Dan Reagan. In 1996 she received a scholarship for studying trombone, composing and arranging in New York.
David Steinmeyer - Jazz Improv
USA - Jacksonville, FL
Dave Steinmeyer is one of the music world's most sought-after jazz trombonists. Stumpy, as he is known to his associates, is truly a musician's musician. His reputation was forged during his 28 years as a musician in the United States Air Force.
Rick Stepton - Jazz Improv
USA - New York, NY
Bach 16GM / Doug Elliott LT G100
Dave Steward - Classical
UK - London
Dave Stewart is quite simply the most successful bass trombone player of his generation. His career spans the finest ensembles in each of the many genres in which he excels. Dave won the Shell-LSO Music Scholarship (Gold medal) in 1983, whilst a student at Guildhall School of Music and Drama.
Gregor Stewart - Classical
UK - Glasgow, Scotland
CG Conn 88H / Bach 5G/4G
Timothy 'Tim' Stewart - Jazz Improv
USA - Carol Stream, IL
Getzen 3508R / Bach 12C
Studied trombone for four years with Dorothy Zeigler, first trombonist of the St. Louis Symphony. Was being trained to play in the symphony. Wanted to play more music, began playing jazz at the age of fourteen with jazz groups in East. St. Louis, Ill. Played minor two week road gigs with big bands.
M. Dee Stewart - Classical - Dee Stewart [bio at this site]
USA - Bloomington, IN
M. Dee Stewart is a professor of trombone and euphonium at the Indiana University School of Music. Mr. Stewart joined the faculty in 1980 after an 18-year tenure with the Philadelphia Orchestra. In addition to countless recordings, concerts, tours, and telecasts with the Philadelphia Orchestra.
Amanda Stewart - Classical
USA - San Antonio, TX
Born in Oakland, Maryland, Amanda Stewart began study on the trombone at the young age of six. Her studies started with Harold Hudnall and continued with Keith Jackson, Professor of Trombone and Euphonium at West Virginia University. Receiving her Bachelor of Music degree from the Juilliard School in 2004.
Carl Stewart - All Styles
USA - Edgewater, Maryland
CG Conn 88H / Doug Elliott 101 Rim G cup
Currently a member of the Chesapeake Greys Big Band, the Annapolis Wind Symphon y and the Londontowne Symphony Orchestra and Brass Quintet. Musical education was at Ohio State University with Bachelor and Master degrees in music education from The University of Maryland.
Rob Stone - All Styles
Canada - London, Ontario
In 1990 trombonist Rob Stone moved to Los Angeles to complete a Master's Degree from the University of Southern California. While in Los Angeles Rob played with the Chuck Florez Big Band as well as subbing in with The Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra and The Capp-Pierce Juggernaut.
Rob Stoneback - Swing
USA - Whitehall, PA
Rob Stoneback is the leader, trombonist, and principal arranger for the Rob Stoneback Big Band. Rob has played with the Tommy Dorsey, Glenn Miller, and Harry James Orchestras and has performed with many famous performers, including Clark Terry, Urbie Green, Bill Watrous, and Stanley Turrentine.
Eric Stoneking - All Styles - Eric Stoneking [bio at this site]
USA - Bridgeport, WV
CG Conn 88H-O / Bach 6 1/2 AL
Eric Stoneking, Director Mr. Stoneking is a 1982 graduate of Bridgeport High School and a 1987 graduate of West Virginia University, completing his undergraduate studies with a Bachelor's Degree in Music Education and state teaching credentials.
Erick Storckman - All Styles
USA - Livingston, NJ
Jazz Trombonist Erick Storckman is the kind of artist who can fall too easily between the cracks in a 21st Century musical landscape. His debut album "Scrapbook" stands as proff that comtemporary jazz composition is far from a lost art.
Mark Stotzer - Jazz Improv
USA - Monterey, CA
King 3B / Bach 6 1/2 AL
Raised in Monterey, CA, Mark Stotzer is one of the busiest jazz trombone performers in the Bay Area and Central Valley regions of Califonia. A KING clinician/artist since 2001, Mark Stotzer on stage with many of today's top artists, including: Wynton Marsalis, John Clayton, Jeff Hamilton, Bobby Shew, to montion a few.
David Stout - Swing
USA - California
David Stout, trombonist, composer and arranger, was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and received his B.A. in music from Eastman School of Music, where he studied trombone with Emory Remington. A member of the Susie Hansen Band since 1992, David is the primary arranger for the band.
Richard Stout - Classical
USA - Cleveland, OH
Kevin Stout - Jazz Improv
USA - Kaysville, UT
Kevin Stout has been a freelance jazz trombonist in Las Vegas, Nevada, for many years, where he has worked with The Four Seasons, The Four Tops, Don Rickles and Frank Sinatra Jr., among many others. His credits include the Don Menza Big Band and Quintet, The Nevada Jazz Orchestra and his own Kevin Stout Orchestra.
Carla Stovall - All Styles
USA - New York, NY
Edwards / Bach 5G
Combining her beauty, raw physicality and musical talent Carla Stovall has become one of America's bright young stars on the new Brass Front.
Donald 'Don' Stratton - All Styles
USA - Hershey, PA
Olds Recorder / Bach 7 1/2 C
A native of central Pennsylvania, now living in Hershey, Don Stratton retired in 1971 as a Master Chief Musician from the U.S.Navy Band in Washington, D.C. after a 22-year career as principal and solo trombonist with the Concert Band, member of the orchestra, lead trombone with the Commodores, and many more
Scott Stratton - Classical
USA - Dallas, TX
Principal trombone of the Garland / Las Colinas Symphonies, Dallas, TX A native of Rochester, New York, Scott Stratton joined the Perennial Brass in 2002. Currently he is principal trombone of the Garland / Las Colinas Symphonies and has performed with many orchestras, including the Dallas Symphony.
Scott Stroman - All Styles
UK - London, UK
Scott Stroman is a uniquely broad musician, active in jazz, classical, and world music. He is a jazz trombonist, a conductor of orchestras and choirs, a noted composer, and a renowned and popular educator. Born in Kendallville, Indiana, USA, in 1958, he was educated at Northern Illinois University.
Frank D. Strong - jazz
Born March 14, 1929. Passed away April 25, 2007 Born as an American in Managua, Nicaragua Played in Army Air Corps band, Stan Kenton, Benny Goodman band, Thad Jones-Mel Lewis, Woody Herman, Gerald Wilson
phony Orchestra, the New Orleans Philharmonic.
David 'Dave' Stuart - Classical
USA - Ames, Iowa
David Stuart is professor of trombone, principal trombonist of the Des Moines Symphony Orchestra, and trombonist with the Des Moines Symphony Brass Quintet and Des Moines Metro Opera. At Iowa State, he teaches low brass, introduction to music listening, and the history of rock n roll.
Tony Studd - All Styles
USA - New York, NY
Peter Sullivan - Classical
USA - Pittsburgh, PA
Peter Sullivan came to the Pittsburgh Symphony during the 1999-2000 season. In 1985 he joined the Montréal Symphony and in 1990 was appointed to the position of Principal Trombone by Charles Dutoit. Formerly a member of the Calgary Philharmonic and the Toronto Symphony, Sullivan has an active schedule as a trombone teacher.
Robert Susman - All Styles
USA - New York, NY
Rob Susman has appeared in music festivals in The North Sea, Pori, Vienne, Aruba, Bermuda, Gubbio (Italy), The Canary Islands, COTA (PA), Discover Jazz (VT), the Red Bank Jazz and Blues Fest (NJ), and What Is Jazz? (NYC). He has performed with Branford Marsalis, Clark Terry, Chico O'Farrill, Tito Puente, to mention a few.
Steve Suter - Jazz Improv
USA - New Orleans, LA
Steve Suter is a native New Orleanian. He was born on January 19, Nineteen Sixty-Blah, Blah. He is currently a member of Bonerama, the John Mahoney Big Band, The New Orleans Jazz Orchestra, and the Original Dixieland Jazz Band. While in New Orleans, Steve has also performed with Al Belletto.
Charles 'Brett' Sutherland - Jazz Improv
USA - San Angelo, TX
Bach Strad. 42-B / Bach 6.5-A
Founding Director, Goodfellow Air Force Base Ceremonial Band, San Angelo, Texas. Originally from Grundy, Virginia. Director of the Goodfellow Air Force Base Ceremonial Band, a volunteer band located in San Angelo, TX. Composed and arranged Ballad of the Defenders, the Official Song of the United States Air Force.
Tim Sutton - Classical
New Zealand - Auckland
Edwards Bass Trombone.
Tim Sutton was appointed bass trombonist of the Auckland Philharmonia in 1990 right after his completion of a Bachelor of Music degree from Victoria University of Wellington. After his appointment Tim went to study for his Master of Music at De Paul University (Chicago) in the studio of Mr Charles Vernon.
Carsten Svanberg - Classical - Carsten Svanberg [bio at this site]
Denmark - Kopenhagen
Carsten Svanberg - worldwide known as a trombone soloist (alto & tenortrombone) and as a teacher - born in Copenhagen Denmark in 1945.
Michael Svoboda - Classical - Michael Svboda [bio at this site]
Germany - Dettenhausen
Michael Svoboda was born 1960 on the island of Guam und grew up in Chicago. After winning several prizes (BMI Award to young composers 1982), he came to Europe and finished his studies with a master in trombone performance. 1984- 1995 he collaborated with the composer Karlheinz Stockhausen.
Bob Swanson - Swing
USA - Springfield, MO
After Bob Swanson graduated from Southwest Missouri State University with a Bachelor of Music Performance in 1998, he headed to the University of North Texas and earned a Master of Music Performance in 2000. While there, he played with the world famous One O' Clock Lab Band and the UNT Trombone Ensemble.
Eric Swanson - All Styles
USA - Dallas, TX
Bach New York 50T3 / Schilke 60
Eric is an active freelance player in the Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas area on tenor and bass trombones, euphonium and tuba. He has been the bass trombonist with the Dallas Opera Orchestra since 1990. He is a frequent sub with the Fort Worth Symphony on bass trombone.
Gordon Sweeney - Classical
Canada - Toronto, Ontario
Principal Trombone, Toronto Symphony Orchestra Gordon has been Principal Trombone with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra since 1974. A graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music, he is a former member of the San Antonio Symphony Orchestra, the New Orleans Philharmonic.
Steve Swell - Jazz Improv
USA - New York, NY
Born in Newark, New Jersey, Steve Swell has been living, working and performing in New York City for all of his adult life. In an effort to find his own voice on his instrument and to learn to write and arrange in a style of his own, he has sought out, performed and recorded with many of the finest composers.