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Individual Bios
Follow the links below to learn more about the individual musicians:

John Ferrari,

Daniel Grabois,

Benjamin Herrington,

Tim Leopold,

Jon Nelson,

Raymond Stewart,

"Brass Wizards"
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"Exciting... crystal-clear sound"
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"Go see them... they're excellent"
- Frank Zappa

Benjamin Herrington, Trombone

As one of New York's leading trombonists, Mr. Herrington has performed with such notables as the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, New Millennium Ensemble, Continuum!, St. Lukes Orchestra, New Jersey Opera, Philharmonia Virtuosi and the Sospeso Ensemble. He has toured worldwide in various groups under the batons of Leonard Bernstein, Semyon Bychkov, Valery Gergiev, James DePriest, and Christoph Eschenbach. Prolific in the world of brass chamber music, Mr. Herrington has collaborated with the American, New York, Wisconsin, Manhattan, Eastern and Saturday Brass Quintets.

Born in Mississippi to a family of music teachers, he graduated in 1986 with performance honors from New England Conservatory, studying with John Swallow. He completed his graduate studies at Juilliard in 1990 under the tutelage of Per Brevig. Mr. Herrington shares his experience and enthusiasm for music as a teacher at Princeton University. He has recorded for Channel Classics, BMG, CRI, Koch, Barking Pumpkin, and Musical Heritage Society.  Active in many of the Broadway pit orchestras, Mr. Herrington recently concluded a three-year run with the hit musical "Urinetown".

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