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 that have garnered praise for their insightful and entertaining approach to playing and teaching music.
In recent years, Chase has been a highly visible presence on YouTube, posting scores of videos on jazz improvisation, brass playing and the business of managing a musical career.
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.