Ryan Keberle Finds The Trombone's Sweet Spot

Jul 2, 2015

Trombonist and composer Ryan Keberle was born and raised in Spokane, WA, the son of two music educators. Since 1999, he's made a career in New York City as the go-to player for any jazz band in need of a trombonist. Besides touring as a frontman and releasing recordings under his own name, Keberle’s list of collaborators includes Wynton Marsalis, Beyonce, Sufjan Stevens, Alicia Keys and, through soundtrack work, Woody Allen.

You can also watch Ryan Keberle's Tiny Desk Concert here.

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