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Linda L Landis

Linda is the lead trombonist of the Columbus Jazz Orchestra under the Artistic Direction of Byron Stripling, Musical Director of the Jazz Central Big Band in Dayton, Ohio, and has had the pleasure of performing and recording with many big bands including the DIVA Jazz Orchestra and Pam Noah's Big Band, and as the former lead trombonist of the Dayton Jazz Orchestra and New Remnants Dance Orchestra, and as vocalist for the Roland Dill Orchestra.

Among her many other performing credits are Johnny Mathis, Frank Sinatra, Jr., Diana Ross, Maureen McGovern, Diane Schuur, and Anne Hampton Callaway, John Lithgow, John Clayton, Dena Derose, Carmen Bradford, Carly Thomas Smith, Lena Seikaly, Dianne Reeves, Clark Terry, John Fedchock, Steve Turre, Ed Thigpen, Vaughn Nark, Dave Grusin, David Benoit, Bob Mintzer, Claudio Roditi, to name a few, as well as Jake And Elwood, Temptations, Frankie Vallie and the Four Seasons, Leslie Gore, Bobby Rydell, Mary Wilson, the Harry James Orchestra, Guy Lombardo Orchestra, Ernie Krivda's Fat Tuesday Big Band. Linda is also a classical trombonist and has performed with the Miami Valley Symphony (principal), and the Columbus Symphony.

As an educator, Linda is a private teacher, and has adjudicated jazz festivals and lead many jazz clinics. The magazine Columbus Monthly featured Linda as part of their December 2014 special jazz issue. Bugles Media also featured Linda in an interview on their website on February 2, 2015.


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