James Knabe is a midwest-based trumpet artist specializing in the classical genre. He performs solo and chamber music recitals, church services, weddings and other ceremonial affairs, studio recording/jingles, orchestral and opera repertoire, as well as jazz and commercial music in the greater Chicagoland area.
To learn more about James please visit his website:
Musical influences on the trumpet include Maurice Andre, Charles Schlueter, David Greenhoe, Adolph "Bud" Herseth, Maynard Ferguson, Miles David, Dizzy Gillespie, and Wynton Marsalis.
Different repertoire requires different equipment. James utilizes custom instruments from Monette, Scherzer, Schilke, and Kanstul. James plays Monette mouthpieces exclusively.
To see James Knabe perform live please visite his Upcoming Performances link: http://www.trumpeter.com/23533.html
on his website or email James for a complete list.