Brass Masterclass with NATHAN EKLUND
This class covers concepts of airflow, articulation, and arpeggios, as well as how to integrate them into jazz harmony and improvisation. Nathan will focus on tone production, endurance and how to be more relaxed when you play. Designed for intermediate to advanced levels, beginners are welcome to check it out too!
About Nathan Eklund
Acclaimed jazz trumpeter and year-round instructor at JAZZ HOUSE KiDS, Nathan also teaches at colleges and high schools throughout the region and regularly presents clinics nationwide, adjudicates jazz festivals, and maintains his own private trumpet teaching studio. He has released five albums as a leader, and has recorded as a sideman with numerous artists including Phil Woods, Dafnis Prieto, Roseanna Vitro, Richie Cole, Chuck Loeb and Spyro Gyra. He is equally busy in the NYC big band scene, having performed with the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra, Mingus Big Band, Roy Hargrove Big Band, Phil Woods Festival Orchestra, Ron Carter’s Great Big Band, Jimmy Heath Big Band, Slide Hampton Big Band, Dafnis Prieto Big Band, Arturo O’Farrill’s Latin Jazz Orchestra and the Oliver Lake Big Band, among others.