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 Bop Tribal

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DeShannon Higa

trumpet, composer, arranger

DeShannon is a renown jazz trumpet player both in Hawaii and New York City. His professional experience spans 20 years. He has performed around the world and in famous venues like Birdland, Carnegie Halll and Radio City Music Hall. Among his teachers are studio legend Ollie Mitchell, Grammy Award winning jazz trumpet player Brian Lynch and other famous musicians. He also recorded on many albums including those of Raiatea Helm, Hula Joe & the Hutjumpers (received a Hoku award for best jazz album). His credits include such notable artists as Burt Bacharach, Joe Williams, Diana Krall, Al Jarreau, and Tower of Power, among many others!

DeShannon's style of music range from jazz to latin/salsa to modern
electronica break beat music. As a bandleader/visionary, he has assembled and is currently performing with two bands of his own creation: gr00ve.imProV.arTists(an urban jazz-electronica dance band) and Quadpod(a neo-bop quartet).

Ttrumpet & flugelhorn Tenor saxophone Piano Bass Drums

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