Full Spectrum Jazz Big Band

Former Band Member: David Brigham, Trumpet

David Brigham, TrumpetDavid started playing the trumpet at the age of 9 when he was a student inthe Palo Alto Unified School District. He has now returned to that district as a music teacher, directing the bands at Jordan Middle School for the past 15 years. In the intervening years he attended the Berklee College of Music in Boston, where he studied jazz improvisation with Billy Pierce and John La Porta.  He also attended San José State University where he received his teaching credential in 1990.

David has spent the last 25 summers teaching improvisation at the Stanford Jazz Workshop, where he has had the privilege of performing with such jazz greats as Victor Lewis, Bruce Forman, John Santos, Julian Lage, and Louis Bellson.  In addition to Full Spectrum, over the past few years David has performed regularly with A Touch of Brass, the De Anza Daddios, the West Valley College Big Band, the KA Wonton Little Latin Big Band, and the Mike Cohen Sextet.






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