JOHN YAO

21st Century Modern / Progressive Big Band / Post Bop / Hard Bop • United States
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Since moving to New York City in 2005, Asian –American trombonist, composer, arranger John Yao has been an integral member of the Jazz and Latin music scenes. Born in 1977 outside of Chicago, John began studying piano at the age of 7. As is often the case, John disliked his piano teacher and wanted to quit. So at the age of 11, after the trombone caught his attention, he made a deal with his parents to quit the piano and to play the trombone instead.

Hungry for more knowledge, John continued his study and has since received a Bachelor's degree from Indiana University and a Master's degree in Jazz Performance from the Aaron Copeland School of Music at Queen's College. During his time at Indiana University, John resumed playing the piano, which would become an important tool in the development of his composing and arranging skills. While at Queen's College, Luis
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JOHN YAO In the Now album cover 3.50 | 1 ratings
In the Now
Post Bop 2012
JOHN YAO Flip-Flop album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Flip-Flop
Progressive Big Band 2015
JOHN YAO Presence album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Presence
21st Century Modern 2017
JOHN YAO Yao/Smith/Hughes Sextet : The Gates album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Yao/Smith/Hughes Sextet : The Gates
Hard Bop 2019
JOHN YAO John Yao's Triceratops : How We Do album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
John Yao's Triceratops : How We Do
21st Century Modern 2019

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