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Trombone Player

Louis Nelson

Louis Nelson About Jazz trombonist who rose to fame in New Orleans. His many collaborations included Buddy Petit, Kid Rena, Kid Punch Miller, Chris Kelly, and Papa Celestin. Other Informations He began playing the valve trombone at the age of fifteen and shortly thereafter studied the slide trombone with Professor Claiborne Williams. He served as …

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JJ Johnson

JJ Johnson About Jazz musician known for being one of the first true bebop trombonists. He found success as a solo artist and as a sideman for artists like Count Basie. Other Informations He began playing the piano at nine and trombone at fourteen. He became a Hollywood composer in the 70’s, creating scores for …

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Jimmy Knepper

Jimmy Knepper About Versatile jazz trombonist who performed with Charles Mingus and other jazz greats. Other Informations He began performing in his mid teens, spending time with Charlie Barnet, Woody Herman, and Claude Thornhill before joining Mingus at age 30. He performed with many bands over a career spanning decades, but his contribution to Mingus’ …

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Robin Eubanks

Robin Eubanks About Jazz and jazz fusion slide trombonist who is the brother of former bandleader Kevin Eubanks. Other Informations He started performing in jazz groups in 1980. He has played with jazz musicians like Stevie Wonder and Edward Harris. His brother was the longtime leader of the Tonight Show Band. He and his brother …

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Grover Mitchell

Grover Mitchell About A jazz trombonist who led the influential Count Basie orchestra after Basie’s death. Other Informations He studied the bugle and later switched to trombone during his school years. He joined Count Basie’s group in 1962 and stayed until the 1970s; coming back again only in 1995 as its third leader after Basie …

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Dan Regan

Dan Regan About Trombone player most well known as a member of the ska band Reel Big Fish based out of Southern California. He also produces hip-hop under the pseudonym Black Caspar. Other Informations He joined Reel Big Fish in 1994 and remained with the band until 2013. He created Liberation Brewery in Long Beach, …

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Christian Lindberg

Christian Lindberg About A world renowned trombonist, he launched an acclaimed solo career during which he recorded well over fifty albums and premiered work by Anders Hillborg, Jan Sandstrom, and other noteworthy contemporary composers. He also wrote “Helikon Wasp” (2003) and served as chief conductor of the the Arctic Philharmonic Orchestra. Other Informations He studied …

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Chris Barber

Chris Barber About Notable as both a jazz trombonist and a bandleader, Barber is perhaps most famous for his 1959 hit “Petite Fleur.” Over the course of his multi-decade career, he recorded numerous live and studio albums with his Chris Barber Jazz Band. Other Informations He received his early training at London’s Guildhall School of …

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Ashley Slater

Ashley Slater About Trombone player most well known as a member of the band Freak Power alongside renowned DJ Norman Cook, otherwise known as Fatboy Slim. He has since grown popular as a member of the swing trio Kitten & The Hip which made it’s screen debut auditioning for the X Factor in 2014. Other …