JAB began playing brass instruments when he was eight. His playing has carried him from Carnegie Hall to punk squats in Berlin, from Candlestick Park to busking on the streets of Paris. He has performed in 31 States and 19 countries. His compositions have been heard in more than 120 countries. He has a Master’s Degree in Composition and is a board certified Music Therapist (MT-BC).
He’s been honored to share the stage with many remarkable musicians over the years including: Jewel, Gwen Stefani, James Brown, Sergio Mendez, Maynard Ferguson, Primus, Nancy Sinatra, Maceo Parker, Reverend Horton Heat, Wilco, Michael Henderson, Badal Roy, Ray White, Ike Willis, Sonny Fortune, Matt Chamberlain, Horsemouth Wallace, Yami Bolo, Mikey Dread, Vijay Iyer, Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey, Carla Kihlstedt, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, Napolean Murphy Brock, Woody Herman, Alan Vizutti, Michael Wolff, Gary Novak, No Doubt, Everclear, Angelo Moore, et al.