John Kachnowski is a freelance trombone player covering styles
ranging from Ska, Funk, Rock, Alternative, Classical. A signature
sound, for sure... Strangely Cool and LOUD. A master at Blending
styles, tones and lyrical phrases into any song by any band different
enough and daring enough to include a trombone.
Recorded/Performed with The Exceptions, Livonia Symphony Orchestra,
National Ghost, Gangster Fun, Tickweasel, The Articles, Fifth
Quarter Kings, Some People's Children and more! Frequent guest
musician for many of Detroit's leading artists. Several appearances
on top U.S. ska comps.
Performed on several film soundtracks(Warner Home Video) as well
as a song for the Wii Video Game(THQ): "Battle of the Bands."
Some Notables: The Exceptions took 2nd place Nationally in Sam
Goodys Best Unsigned Band contest in Vail, Colorado (600+
bands) Fifth Quarter Kings: Regional finalist in Mars Musics
Best Unsigned Band contest. The Articles CD "Flip F'real"
named Best Ska cd by Tower Records. Tickweasel listed as Metro
Times Top Ten Albums/Bands. Undercurrents Music Showcase(Cleveland)--Tickweasel
selected to be on "Best 10 bands of Show " press comp
(out of 100+ bands)
Also featured as a solo artist on a compilation produced by Dave
Huff: "WE THE PEOPLE(Thank You)"-- a Tribute to Our
Soldiers and their families.
For more sounds & info: www.myspace.com/johnkachnowski