Composer and trumpeter David George received his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Music (1980) with honors from Cornish College of the Arts where his instructors included Gary Peacock, Jim Knapp, Butch Nordal, Art Lande, and Julian Priester. He was also trumpeter/arranger with the Frank Grasso Big Band and Charles Green’s “Trumpetissimo” while based in Amsterdam. He worked with Dee Daniels, Sal Nistico, Toots Thielemans, and Phil Wilson. George has performed throughout Europe including: the Philip Morris, Heineken, and Camel Jazz Festivals, and also performed at The Concertgebouw and Odeon theaters in Amsterdam. George relocated to Tokyo from 1996 to 2000, where he was trumpet instructor at the Iida Jazz School. He also served as musical arranger and trumpeter for the Jimmie Smith 5tet.
Trumpet and other brass
Drums, Percussion & Trombone
Judson Scott offers trumpet lessons and brass ensemble coaching based in 30 years of teaching and performing experience. Students and ensemble coached by Dr. Scott have repeatedly placed at state competition.
Instruction for all levels and styles of trombone and beginning-intermediate jazz voice. His studio is on Beacon Hill, centrally located, or could travel within the Seattle area.