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Individual Bios
Follow the links below to learn more about the individual musicians:

John Ferrari,

Daniel Grabois,

Benjamin Herrington,

Brian McWhorter,

Jon Nelson,

Raymond Stewart,

"Brass Wizards"
- CD Review

"Exciting... crystal-clear sound"
- The Key Note

"Go see them... they're excellent"
- Frank Zappa

Brian McWhorter, Trumpet

Brian McWhorter plays trumpet with the Meridian Arts Ensemble,
Renwicke, After Quartet, Sequitur, Endy Emby and Bliggidy Blam. He has
recorded and performed extensively in contemporary and improvisational
genres and is responsible for a wide variety of new works for the
trumpet. His electronica and production work under the pseudonym of
boiledjar, manifests with Mark Gould & Pink Baby Monster and Instant

Brian is a graduate of The Juilliard School and the University
of Oregon and held positions at Princeton University and Louisiana
State University before his current appointment as Assistant Professor
of Trumpet at the University of Oregon. His teachers have included
James O'Banion, George Recker, Chris Gekker, Anthony Plog, Raymond
Mase, Mark Gould and Laurie Frink. Along with Kevin Cobb, he hosts
the Integral Trumpet Retreat.

Click here to email Brian. 


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