11th Annual Sounds of Brass Pops Concert
featuring guest artist: Gary Shutes, Trombone
3 p.m. April 29th, 2018
Tacoma Community College, Auditorium
Tacoma, WA

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Sounds of Brass is a 16 member brass and percussion under the direction of John Falskow, music chair, T.C.C.

Gary Shutes, Trombone
Gary Shutes, acclaimed jazz trombonist, has played with Frank Sinatra, Jr, Sammy Davis, Jr, Natalie Cole, Billy Eckstine, Carl Fontana, Frank Rosolino, The Temptations, Joan Rivers, Bob Newhart, Gladys Knight, Jerry Lewis, The Spinners, Michael Finestein, and Bob Hope. He has played on numerous jazz and New Age recordings, and played many Broadway shows, including, Hairspray, Hair, Victor/Victoria, A Chorus Line, Anything Goes, and numerous other plays. He has lived and worked in Los Angeles and New York City, and studied with trombone jazz greats including Carl Fontana, Frank Rosolino and Jim Pugh. He brings his love for and knowledge of jazz, latin and the Great American Songbook to his performances.