Boston based trombonist/composer/educator
Brian Thomas began playing trombone since the age of 10 in his hometown
of Rochester, NY. In addition to being one of the most sought after
freelance trombonist in the region, Thomas leads his own jazz quartet,
big band, and funk power house Akashic Record, each of which feature
his original compositions. As a freelance trombonist, Thomas has
performed with Soulive, Lettuce, Maceo Parker, Melvin Sparks, Sam
Kininger, John Browns Body, Alan Evans Playonbrother Band,
Eric Krasno, The Boston Horns, New England Jazz Educators Orchestra,
Brass Force, The Hurricane Horns, Night Rhythm, and Pressure Cooker.
key to successful lessons is to motivate the student with positive
feedback, discipline, variety of styles of music, and FUN!! I have
been providing this encouraging and nurturing setting to brass students
for over 15 years. I have successfully help prepare students for
district festivals, recitals, BYSO auditions, and college auditions.
Lessons focus on classical technique, jazz and rock styles, composition,
I am currently
filling in my Saturday schedule for appointments at my studio in
Milford, MA. Contact me at
to schedule an appointment.
I am also
available for school/studio clinics. I work with elementary, middle,
high school, and college jazz and classical groups. Topics include
ensemble playing, brass techniques, improvisation, and trombone
master classes. Contact me at
for more information.