Photo by Dan Jarvis

Photo by Dan Jarvis

SKILLS

  • Trombone / Keyboard / Guitar / Ukulele / Vocals

  • Live Performance / Recording / Touring / Set Up / Strike

  • Transcription / Arranging / Composition / Group Improvisation

  • Educator / Clinician / Guest Lecturer / Musicology

  • Rock / Blues / R&B / Funk / New Orleans Jazz / Reggae / Ska

EDUCATION

Millikin University • Decatur, IL • 2004
Bachelor of Music: Commercial Music

  • Jazz Band / Concert Band / Jazz Combo

  • Millitrax Recording Studio Manager

PERFORMANCE

Mike Maimone • Chicago, IL • 2017 – Present
Trombone • rock • touring / recording

Don’t Speak: A No Doubt Tribute • Chicago, IL • 2015 – Present
Trombone / Keyboards • rock / ska • touring

Four Star Brass Band • Chicago, IL • 2014 – Present
Trombone • New Orleans jazz • touring

The Clyde Stubblefield Band • Madison, WI • 2005 – 2008
Trombone • funk / R&B • touring / weekly Funky Mondays performances
• James Brown’s original “Funky Drummer”

Freelance Trombone • 2004 – Present

High Hat Second Line • New Orleans jazz • Chicago, IL
Long Time Friction • reggae / ska • Chicago, IL
Ridgeville Band of Evanston • classical • Evanston, IL
Horner Park Jazz Band • jazz • Chicago, IL
Extra Crispy Brass Band • New Orleans jazz • Milwaukee, WI
STS9 • rock • Atlanta, GA / Madison, WI
Sam Winch • Americana • Appleton, WI
Madison Community Orchestra • classical • Madison, WI

Photo by Monika Czarnik

Photo by Monika Czarnik

FESTIVALS

2019 Summer Camp Music Festival • Chillicothe, IL • Mike Maimone
2018 Chicago Pride Fest • Chicago, IL • Don’t Speak: A No Doubt Tribute
2017 Mile of Music • Appleton, WI • Mike Maimone
2016 Chicago Sketch Comedy Festival • Chicago, IL • FRIENDS: The One Where They Sing
2015 Hiawatha Traditional Music Festival • Marquette, MI • Extra Crispy Brass Band, headliner
2014 City of Chicago Fifth Star Awards • Chicago, IL • Four Star Brass Band

AWARDS

Best Blues Artist2007 Madison Area Music Awards • Madison, WI • The Clyde Stubblefield Band
Best Musician • 2007 Madison Magazine • Madison, WI • The Clyde Stubblefield Band
Outstanding Band • 2004 Elmhurst Jazz Festival • Elmhurst, IL • Millikin University Jazz Band

CLINICS / TEACHING

Music Industry Cities: Chicago • Millikin University • Decatur, IL • Guest Lecturer
Minneapolis Meets Milwaukee • Hiawatha Traditional Music Festival • Marquette, MI • Extra Crispy Brass Band
Funk Drumming • Tonic Room • Chicago, IL • The Clyde Stubblefield Band

RECORDINGS

Reality Jockey • William Steffey • Aquariphone Music • 2019 • Trombone
In The Green Room Podcast, Ep. 7 • Artfinix Studios • 2019 • Featured Guest
The High Hat Club EP • Mike Maimone • self-released • 2018 • Trombone