David Winslow

Trombone Artist

David Winslow

David Winslow

Trombonist, United States Army Band at Ft. Monroe

Instrument Specs

  • Model: T302
  • Bell: 9177CF
  • Slide: T-302-1-N
  • Tuning Slide: Yellow Single Radius
  • Neckpipe: Yellow
  • Leadpipe: T1


  • None listed

David Winslow was born January 29, 1973 in Mechanicsville, Maryland. David is the last of eight children. Since both of David's parents were music teachers, the "family band" toured southern Maryland and recorded 2 tunes. David was able to learn all the instruments of the band, always having a private teacher in his parents to answer any questions.

In 1993, after attending the St. Mary's College of MD in St. Mary's City studying tuba and euphonium, David joined the Marine Corps as a tubist and was stationed at Quantico, Virginia.

He earned a B.M and M.M in Jazz Studies from the University of North Texas. His teachers include Vern Kagarice, Tony Baker, Steve Wiest, Brian Bourne, Mike Bunn and Jay Norris.

In 2001, David won the International Jazz Trombone Competition at the Eastern Trombone Workshop and also was a part of the U Tubes that won the Kai Winding Jazz Trombone Ensemble Competition in 2008. In 2003, he was a participant of the Slide Hampton Inclusion held at the University of Wisconsin Whitewater. During his time at the University of North Texas, he record five albums with the One O'clock Lab, under the direction of Neil Slater: Lab 2001, Lab 2002, Lab 2003, Lab 2004 and "Live from Thailand." David also recorded 2 albums with the Two O'clock Lab Band under the direction of Jim Riggs: Translucent Two and one yet to be released. While at the University of North Texas, David had the pleasure of working with many great jazz artists including: The Brecker Brothers, Bob McChesney, Slide Hampton, Maria Schneider, Bob Brookmeyer, Jimmy Heath. He has played with the Dallas Jazz Orchestra, Marine Band at Quantico, Virginia, and the Official Texas Jazz Band.

Currently David is a member of the United States Army Band at Ft. Monroe. David plays in the Jazz Combo, Jazz Band and the Concert Band.

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David Taylor has a few things happening this winter. First, he and his Calithumpians (Ron Stabinsky, Moppa Elliot, and Kevin Shea) will be at Roulette on December 7. This concert is presented by Interpretations and will include Dave’s Big Stories for a Small Group. Roulette is at 509 Atlantic Avenue in Brooklyn. There are musicians in this […] more ››

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