Yamamoto - Classical
USA - Seattle, WA
Tnr / Greg Black
Ko-ichiro Yamamoto, one of the foremost Japanese trombonists of
his generation, is a former trombonist in the Metropolitan Opera
Orchestra and current principal of the Seattle Symphony and Saitoukinen
- All Styles
USA - San Diego, CA
Bill Yeager has a diverse musical background, both as a performer
and educator. He is a Professor of Music and Director of Jazz Studies
at San Diego State University and is a well-known studio/jazz trombonist
performing on hundreds of records films, TV shows and commercials.
- Classical - Douglas
Yeo [bio at this site]
USA - Lexington, MA
YBL-622 / Yamaha Douglas Yeo
Bass trombonist of the Boston Symphony Orchestra since 1985, Douglas
Yeo is a respected performer, teacher, writer and conductor. His
multi-faceted musical life ranges from performances on historical
brasses (serpent, ophicleide and bass sackbut) to playing concertos
by John Williams and Chris Brubeck.
- Swing 1912 - 1984
b. Jan. 12, 1912, Savannah, GA, d. Sep. 10, 1984,
San Jose, CA - Trummy
Young was one of the finest trombonists to emerge during the
swing era and, even though he was never really a star or a bandleader
himself, he did have one hit with his version of "Margie"
which he played and sang with Jimmy Lunceford's Orchestra. Growing
up in Washington, Young was originally a trumpeter, but by the time
he debited in 1928 he had switched to trombone. Extending the range
and power of his instrument.
Peter Younghusband hails from the North of England and has been
involved with brass bands for over 25 years. A member of the National
Youth Brass Band of Great Britain in his younger days, his first
experience of a Championship Section brass band came in March 1985.
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