Meet the Charleston Wedding Brass
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Trumpeter and founding member Charles Dalton holds a Bachelor of
Music Degree in Trumpet Performance from the University of Kentucky
and is a former trumpet instructor at the University of Nevada Las Vegas
(UNLV).  Chuck has performed as 1st trumpet with the Nevada Dance
Company and the Chicago Ballet in Las Vegas.  He was also 1st
trumpet with the Hotel main room Orchestras of the Desert Inn, Stardust
and Tropicana Hotels and played 1st trumpet with Broadway
productions of " A Chorus Line", "Annie" and "Hair".
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Trumpeter Stephan Berry is a graduate of The Ohio State University ( BS
in Music Ed ) and Ohio University ( Master of Music, Trumpet Emphasis
).  He has performed with The Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra and the
Charleston Symphony Brass Quartet. In addition, he has played with
Sammy Kaye, Warren Covington, The Blue Wisp Big Band, The Ladd
McIntosh Orchestra, Peter Duchin and Lester Lanin.  He currently plays
with the Charleston Jazz Orchestra in addition to many other groups.
Trombonist Phil King, a native of Charleston, has performed with a long
list of well known artists and entertainers. Phil enjoyed 14 years as a
trombonist with the Charleston Symphony Orchestra  including 5 years
under the direction of David Stahl. He has continued to play in many
musical theater productions at the Dock Street Theater, Piccolo Spoleto
events and other regional brass ensembles. Additionally, Phil appears
regularly with numerous regional jazz bands including the Charleston
Jazz Orchestra. Phil also co-leads both the River City Dixieland Jazz Band
and the 17 SOUTH party band.
Bass Trombonist Jon Yeager is a native of Southern California, where he
spent his formative years studying trombone with a veteran of the
Hollywood recording studios, George Roberts.  Jon left the west coast for
the University of North Texas where he earned his Master of Music and
Doctor of Musical Arts degrees in Brass Performance.  Jon’s playing can
be heard on recordings by the acclaimed UNT jazz Lab Bands and Wind
Symphony. Other musical groups with which Jon has performed include
Manhattan Transfer and the Les Elgart Orchestra.
Charleston Wedding Brass
Meet the Musicians
Charleston Wedding  Brass
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