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Jeffrey Cortazzo


Teaches Trombone, French Horn, Tuba, Baritone

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Trombone, French Horn, Tuba, Baritone

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About Jeffrey Cortazzo

Dr. Jeff Cortazzo is bass trombonist of the U.S. Army Blues, a component of the U.S. Army Band, Pershing's Own, in Washington D.C. He is also bass trombonist of the National Pilharmonic, The Capitol Bones and the Washington Trombone Ensemble.

He has performed with the Chicago Symphony, the Lyric Opera of Chicago, The National Symphony Orchestra, The Kennedy Center Opera Orchestra, and the Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra. As Clinical Professor of trombone at The Catholic University of America, he is trombonist in the CUA faculty brass quintet.

Dr. Cortazzo is a published composer and specializes in 21st century concert music. His pieces have been performed throughout the world to ciritical acclaim and is a sought after conductor of his own works. As an educator, he has a large private studio in Northern Virginia, sending many students to venerable institutions such as the Eastman School of Music, Northwstern University, the Cleveland Institute, and the Julliard School.

Dr. Cortazzo hold degrees from West Chester University, DePaul University and a doctorate in composition from The Catholic University of America. Dr. Cortazzo is also Lecturer of Trombone at the Catholic University of America.


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