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Vanguard Jazz Orchestra

Preforming at my regular Monday show with the Grammy Award winning Vanguard Jazz Orchestra in NYC. 

Director / John Mosca

Orchestra Manager / Douglas Purviance

Artistic Director / Dick Oatts

Composer in Residence/ Jim McNeely

Project Director / Thomas Bellino

Associate Producer / Migiwa Miyajima

TRUMPETS/FLUGELHORNS

Nick Marchione (lead)

Tanya Darby

Terell Stafford

Scott Wendholt

TROMBONES

John Mosca (lead)

Luis Bonilla

Jason Jackson

Douglas Purviance (bass trombone)

WOODWINDS

Dick Oatts (lead alto and soprano saxophones, flute)

Billy Drewes (alto and soprano saxophones, flute, clarinet)

Rich Perry (tenor saxophone, flute)

Ralph LaLama (tenor saxophone, flute, clarinet)

Gary Smulyan (baritone saxophone, bass clarinet)

RHYTHM SECTION

Jim McNeely (piano)

John Riley (drums)

David Wong (bass)

Low brass equipment

These are the horns I use:

  • Walter Sear Tuba,
  • Holton T181 Bass Trombone,
  • Bach 42 gold brass bell and nickel silver slide,
  • Minick Tenor Trombone (.500 bore)
From left to right, Walter Sear Tuba, Holton T181 Bass Trombone, Bach 42 gold brass bell and nickel silver slide, Minick Tenor Trombone (.500 bore)