Brian Scarborough is a top call trombonist, improviser, composer, and educator in the greater Kansas City area. As a musician, Brian is regularly booked as both a bandleader for his quintet and a sideman for many local and touring bands of various sizes, in jazz and other genres. Moreover, Brian is a veteran musician of musical theatre, having performed for more than 50 productions in the greater Kansas City area. Internationally, Brian has performed in the European circuit in jazz, classical, and chamber music idioms. Brian has received critical acclaim as a soloist from international competitions including the J.J. Johnson Jazz Trombone Competition, the ATW Jazz Trombone Competition, and the Gilberto Gagliardi Trombone Competition, and was voted Kansas City’s Favorite Jazz Trombonist in the 2022 Kansas City JAM Awards. Brian maintains a studio of private students and is equally passionate about creating new and interesting educational resources, having published several books and sharing additional resources on his website. Additionally, Brian is regularly on faculty for various jazz camps and presents masterclasses widely.
Bb/F-tenor trombone “.527”
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