|Press Release: Free Trumpet Masterclass with Wayne Bergeron|
|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, October 2010
Wayne Bergeron leads free trumpet master class
Contact: Nebraska Jazz Orchestra 402-477-8446, firstname.lastname@example.org
Lincoln, NE - One of L.A.'s most highly sought and award winning trumpet players, Wayne Bergeron, is leading a free trumpet master class at Dietze Music House.
The master class will be held Thursday, October 14, 2010, on the third floor of Dietze Music House, 1208 O Street, in Lincoln, Nebraska, at 4:00 pm and is free and open to the public. It is being held in conjunction with the "Lied Center presents Nebraska Jazz Orchestra with Wayne Bergeron" concert, Friday, October 15, 2010.
Tickets for the concert are available at the Lied Center Box Office (402) 472-4747.
Wayne Bergeron is enjoying a career as one of the most active players on the Los Angeles scene. With studio dates, international touring, jazz concerts, guest soloist appearances and clinics, he has no intention of slowing down.
In 1986 Wayne landed the lead trumpet position with the Maynard Ferguson Band. He can be heard on such MF recordings as "Body & Soul," "Big Bop Nouveau" & "Brass Attitude." Remarking on the talented trumpet player, Maynard Ferguson had this to say during a radio interview: "Wayne is the most musical lead trumpet player I've ever had on my band."
Bergeron's first solo Big Band CD entitled "You Call This A Living?" earned him a Grammy nomination in 2004 for Best Large Jazz Ensemble as well as rave reviews from fans and press worldwide.
Wayne's passion for big bands finds himself seated in some of LA's most well respected bands. He has recorded with Quincy Jones, Gordon Goodwin, Pat Williams, Sammy Nestico, Jack Sheldon, Tom Kubis, John La Barbara, Ralph Carmichael, Bob Florence, Frank Capp, Matt Cattingub, Bill Liston, Kim Richmond, Ray Anthony, Paul Cacia, Buddy Childers, Roger Neumann, Bill Perkins, Buddy Childers, Bill Elliott, Chris Walden, Gary Irwin, Bill Watrous, Bob Curnow and Phil Kelly.
Wayne is a National Artist of the Yamaha Corporation of America and co-designed the Wayne Bergeron signature model 8335LA custom trumpet. Wayne enjoys his work as a clinician/guest soloist and continues to tour in the US as well as abroad.
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