Joe Tarto: bassist, tuba king, composer and arranger whose career spanned over six decades
After his stint in the Army band during World War I, Tarto broke into the New York music scene and quickly became the go to man for the low end. 60 more words
Jim Self: legendary freelance musician who has played on over 1500 movie soundtracks and countless tv shows, composer, jazzcat badass.
Jim Self’s career is far too distinguished and extensive to get into here, but let it be known, Jim is the voice of the mothership in Close Encounters of the Third Kind. 16 more words
Wilfried Brandstötter: tubist, professor, actor, badass monster player whose facility and tone quality is matched only by his sense of humor and showmanship.
Wilfried Brandströtter is a founding member of Mnozil Brass and the professor of tuba at the Anton Bruckner University in Linz. 48 more words