About the Artists: The concert features Brian Neal - Trumpet, Bobby Keating - Trumpet, John Kricker
- Trombone, and Dave Brubeck - Trombone.
John Kricker: John Kricker is a native Floridian and has been an active freelance musician in south Florida for more than 30 years.
performs on tenor trombone, bass trombone and tuba.
He is a graduate of the University of Miami, School of Music, from which he has received both Bachelor and Master of Music degrees.
While pursuing his Masters degree at UM, he was a graduate teaching assistant on trombone and the recipient of the Most Outstanding Brass Player Award in 1993.
John has been an Elementary/Middle School Band Director and Music Teacher.
He is currently the Trombone Instructor at the New World School of the Arts.
John is also frequent performer in a variety of South Florida Orchestras, Brass Groups, Ballet and Opera Companies, Broadway and Theater Shows, Jazz and Commercial Ensembles, and Wedding/Party Bands.
He is an active studio musician.
John is also a member of the award winning Jaco Pastorius Big Band.