John is a native of Missoula, Montana, he works as a freelance trombonist and composer both in Paris and New York. His professional experience includes a broad range of styles, from Big Bands, Ska-Jazz, and Afro-Cuban music (Cuban, Puerto Rican Salsa, African Jazz), Contemporary music and Classical Music. As a composer and co-author, John has, and continues to write for creative and original musical projects at home and abroad.
I play a vintage King 3B, and an Edwards tenor Trombone.
Willing to teach
I have a bachelors degree in performance from the New School in NYC, and have over 15 years of professional experience an all styles of music.
I have extensive experience teaching privately, and while living in France for seven years taught Ensembles and Therory at a prominent Paris jazz school.
I am an accomplished pianist, and also have experience in compisition and arranging for small groups.
My hourly rate is 50 dollars an hour. Negotiable with regards to students situation.