Jazz trumpeter Chase Sanborn grew up in the New York City metropolitan area and spent his early professional years in Boston and San Francisco, including a year spent on tour with Ray Charles.
Since 1981, Chase has been a mainstay of the jazz and commercial music scene in Toronto, Canada, with a slew of performing and recording credits.
A dedicated music educator, Chase is an Associate Professor of Jazz at the University of Toronto and has published a series of books and videos that have garnered praise for their insightful and entertaining approach to playing and teaching music. You can find out more about Chase's books in the shop on this site, and view his videos here and on YouTube.
When not thinking about music, Chase is thinking about boats. Just sayin'.
See below for information on Chase's role as a Yamaha Artist.
Chase Sanborn has been a Yamaha Artist for most of his career, and has owned just about every Yamaha pro trumpet model since the the first-generation 6335H. (That's the 25th Anniversary Xeno in the pic.)
Chase admires and shares Yamaha's commitment to music education. As a clinician and guest artist, he delights in sharing his knowledge and love for music with young (or not-so-young) musicians. If you are interested in the possibility of having Chase work with your students or group, get in touch to start the conversation.