JAMES MATTERN, trombone and founder of the Chicago Bass Quintet, has a distinguished career as a performer composer and arranger. He has performed often with the Lyric Opera, Grant Park Symphony, Chicago’s Contemporary Chamber Players and Chicago’s ballet and theater orchestras. A graduate of Lawrence and Northwestern Universities he has taught at Northern Illinois University and the DePaul University School of Music. His brass compositions and arrangements are performed worldwide.


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