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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"
- CD Review

"Exciting... crystal-clear sound"
- The Key Note

"Go see them... they're excellent"
- Frank Zappa

Jon Nelson, Trumpet

Currently Associate Professor of the State University of New York at Buffalo, Jon Nelson maintains an active career as performer, producer and collaborator. He has served as principal trumpet for the Festival Aix en Provence de Musique in France under the direction of Pierre Boulez, and the Mineria Festival Orchestra in Mexico City.

His arrangements have been performed and recorded by the Cologne Stadt Ballet, the Ethos Percussion Group, and Dweezil Zappa; he has recorded for Channel Classics Records, Barking Pumpkin, BMG/RCA, Bridge, Cuniform, Peer, New World Records, Vandenburg, and CRI. Mr. Nelson holds a B.M. from The Juilliard School where he studied with Mark Gould. He has also studied with Laurie Frink in New York, and Antoine Cure in France.

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