We are a small custom shop, most of whose customers are professional musicians –
Below is a partial list of some of our more well known customers. We don’t have an endorsing artist agreement with any of these players. We are grateful that these wonderful musicians think enough of our products to actually spend their hard earned money with us!
Michael Dease – Michael Dease is one of the world’s eminent trombonists, lending his versatile sound and signature improvisations to over 200 recordings and groups as diverse as Grammy-winning artists David Sanborn, Christian McBride, Kanye West, Michel Camilo, and Alicia Keys.
Conrad Herwig – Has performed and recorded with Miles Davis, Joe Henderson, Eddie Palmieri, Tito Puente, Frank Sinatra, Joe Lovano and Tom Harrell, among many others. Currently with the Mingus Big Band.
Earl McIntyre – Earl has played with Gil Evans, Charles Mingus, Miles Davis, Taj Mahal, Lester Bowie, The Band, Stevie Wonder, McCoy Tyner, Carla Bley, Lou Rawls, Jeffrey Osborne, Aretha Franklin, Cedar Walton, Levon Helm, the Count Basie Orchestra, the Ellington Orchestra, the Thad Jones -Mel Lewis Orchestra (with whom he was associated for over 20 years) Slide Hampton, George Gruntz, the Mingus Big Band, Cecil Taylor, the Carnegie Hall Jazz band, the Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra, Chico O’Farrill,The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra, Fred Ho, Renée Manning and others.
Dave Taylor – Dave has been a member of the bands of Gil Evans, Thad Jones-Mel Lewis, Jaco Pastorius, Charles Mingus, JJ Johnson, Joe Henderson, George Russell, Michele Camilo, Bob Mintzer, Dave Matthews, Dave Grusin, Randy Brecker, and the Words Within Music Trio (Daniel Schnyder, David Taylor, Kenny Drew Jr., The Art of the Duo (with D Schnyder) and B3+. He has performed on numerous GRAMMY Award winning recordings. He is currently a member of the Mingus Big Band.
Charlie Vernon – Bass trombone with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Jay Friedman – Principal trombone with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Dan Gordon – Co-founder and brewer of Gordon Biersch and Bass Trombone!
Louise Pollock – Principal trombone with the Göteborg Opera Orchestra
Jeff Martin – Former jazz trombonist with the Airmen of Note
Kevin Jones – Florida State University associate professor of jazz trombone
Willbert Wiliams – On tour with Tyler Perry
Dr.Jon Brummel – Freelance artist/educator in the San Francisco area
Travis Oh – Freelance artist in Honolulu Hawaii
Michael Nelson – Former trombonist and arranger with Prince, arranger/trombonist for the Horn Heads.
Miles Anderson – Former principle trombonist with the San Francisco symphony, former member of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra.
David Jackson – longtime Vegas freelance and orchestral low brass multi-instrumentalist who is currently a member of the US Army band.
Robert Kraft – Former bass trombonist with the National Symphony
Doug Yeo – Former bass trombonist with the Boston Symphony Orchestra
Nick Sholl – German freelance bass trombonist
Ira Nepus – LA studio musician, Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra
Sebastien Llado – Paris France – freelance trombonist
Tony Baker – University of North Texas professor of trombone, 2nd trombone Dallas Opera
Maurice Spears – LA studio bass trombonist, Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra
John Fitzmaurice – Army band bass trombonist
Joshua Hauser – Professor of Trombone at Tennessee Technological University
Chris Seiter – Toshiko Akiyoshi New York Big Band (“Ten Gallon Shuffle”), the Bob Mintzer Big Band (“Camouflage”), the Woody Herman Orchestra, and the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra. Now in Dallas
Jim McLaughlin – Lead trombone with the Houston Jazz Orchestra
Keith Adkins – Studio musician Dallas TX
Aric Schneller – Professor of trombone at Sam Houston State, Houston Jazz Orchestra
Sam Woodhead – Solo and principal trombonist and trombone section leader of The U.S. Army Band “Pershing’s Own” Concert Band
Rafi Malkiel – Composer and trombonist, originally from Israel, is an active musician in both the Jazz and Latin scenes in New York City.
Joe Jackson – Former lead trombonist with the Airman of Note
Eric Swanson – Bass trombonist Dallas Opera, studio musician Dallas Tx
Alex Jeun – Freelance artist, New York City and quality control officer for Butler trombones.
Dave Ashley – Cruise ship Cunard lines, lead trombone Glenn Miller
Peter Dahlgren – Lead trombone, Stockholm Jazz Orchestra
Dave Panichi – former lead trombone with Buddy Rich, Blood Sweat and Tears
Ray Mason – Trombonist for Lady Antebellum and Taylor Swift
Zach Steel – Lead trombone, Jazz Ambassadors
Joakim Toftgard – Freelance trombonist in LA (Dallas Horns)