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Trombone Endangered Instrument Day with Tom Dunnett
May 11 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Calling all trombonists! Our NYJO Academy is holding a FREE trombone masterclass with trombonist and NYJO Alumnus Tom Dunnett for any trombone player of any experience level up to age 21, at Morpeth School on Saturday 11 May. This workshop will focus on building your confidence in improvisation as well as perfecting your jazz sound.
To attend, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Tom Dunnett is a freelance trombonist based in London UK. He grew up in Norwich where he was a chorister at Norwich Cathedral and went to Norwich School before leaving to study Jazz Trombone at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire. There he was taught by Ashley Horton, Jeremy Price, Pete Beachill, Purcy Pursglove, Hans Koller and Mike Williams.
After his studies, Tom moved to London in 2013. He is now a well established freelance player, holds the lead trombone chair in the Syd Lawrence Orchestra, is a member of the London Jazz Orchestra, and has recently finished a two year run on the West End Musical Dream Girls. He is also a member of the Louis Dowdeswell Big Band.
In addition to his freelance activities, Tom has put together other projects such as the Tom Dunnett Sextet. Tom writes original music, drawing from a wide range of influences.