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Jazz Invitation to feature world renowned John Harbaugh

posted Feb 27, 2015, 4:36 PM by john_rants@msvl.k12.wa.us

As part of the upcoming concert series at Music in Education at Marysville Pilchuck and celebrating the national "Music in the School's" month, MPHS Jazz and 10th Street Jazz is excited to promote our upcoming jazz concert on March 10th at 7 pm (free to the public) at MPHS auditorium featuring world renowned, John Harbaugh.

John's professional experience includes international tours with Tom Jones, Paul Anka, and Buddy Rich. He appears on three Grammy nominated albums and has recorded as a jazz soloist with the London Symphony. He performed as a jazz soloist with the CWU Jazz Band at the 2009 Western International Band Clinic, again in 2005 as both a clinician and soloist and in 2004 . He is principal trumpet in the Yakima Symphony and has been a member of regional orchestras in Iowa, Washington, and Alaska.

He continues to be a working musician recently having worked in bands behind Charo, Bob Newhart, Manheim Steamroller,the Disney touring company of "High School Musical" and "The Color Purple" He was director and executive producer of "A New and Different Way of Getting More Music Out of Trumpet" which was re-released on DVD in 2007 This 3 DVD series documents Professor William Adam's pedagogical concepts for playing and teaching trumpet