Jazz Trumpet Player
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 an extended international 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, including five CDs of his own.
A dedicated and celebrated jazz educator, Chase is an Associate Professor at the University of Toronto (currently on sabbatical and residing on YouTube--check out the videos), and has published a series of books that have garnered worldwide 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.
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.)
As a Yamaha Artist, Chase has appeared as a clinician or guest artist throughout the US and Canada. 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 hosting an appearance, get in touch to start the conversation.