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Moods: Instrumental Classical: Chamber Music Jazz: Crossover Jazz

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United States - Iowa

Andrew Classen

Andrew Classen is professor of trumpet and jazz studies at Drake University, a position he has held since 1992. He is principal trumpet with Orchestra Iowa, and can be seen on their numerous IPTV broadcasts. He is leader of the Turner Center Jazz Orchestra, and has performed with world renowned artists including T.S. Monk, Ray Charles, Natalie Cole, the Temptations, Fifth Dimensions and the Moody Blues. Mr. Classen has played for countless Broadway touring musicals including the Book of Mormon and over 50 performances of Wicked. He has performed and given master classes in China, Mexico, England, Canada, Sweden, France, Switzerland and Holland. He has also performed as a soloist at the International Trumpet Guild Conference.