Chabot College Jazz Department Presents their 2022 Fall Jazz Band Concert, with Grammy Award-Winning Trombonist, Andy Martin, as Guest Artist. Featuring Chabot College Jazz Ensemble and special guests, Mt. Eden Swinging Monarchs (dir. Daniel Watson)
About Our Guest Artist: Andy Martin has long been one of L.A.’s most prominent trombonists for commercial recordings, television and motion picture soundtracks and live theater. He has contributed on albums for many popular artists, including the Pussycat Dolls, Coldplay, and Michael Bublé. His television credits include the Grammys, the Emmys, the Academy Awards, the Golden Globes and the Screen Actors Guild Awards. Martin has been the lead trombonist on television shows Dancing With The Stars and American Idol, and has appeared regularly on the soundtracks of major television series such as Family Guy, American Dad, and King of the Hill. His motion picture credits span the soundtracks of over 150 major films.
About Chabot College Jazz Studies: The Jazz Studies has attained national recognition for several decades. It has garnered awards from Reno Jazz Festival, Pacific Coast Jazz Festival, Santa Cruz Jazz Festival and the Monterey Jazz Festival. Through the years, the Chabot Jazz ensembles have performed all over the U.S. including several trips to Japan. The Chabot College Jazz Studies ares covers very unique offerings including Jazz Piano, Jazz Theory and Improvisation as well as numerous award winning Jazz ensembles on many levels.
About Mt. Eden Swinging Monarchs: The Mt Eden Swinging Monarchs, directed by Daniel Watson, is a talented and exciting award winning ensemble. This group typically consists of 5 trumpets, 5 trombones, 2 alto saxes, 2 tenor saxes and 1 Bari sax, Drum set, Guitar/Keys and Bass. The countless hours they put into working on their craft pays off. They learn to develop their sight reading, interpretation and improvising skills and perform several concerts with jazz-centered works. This is open to beginners and experienced players.