DAVE BENDER, musician, composer, and studio teacher, began his trumpet studies in 1962 in Mason City, Iowa. He has been performing on the West coast since 1984 in a variety of musical ensembles ranging from The Fighting Instruments of Karma to The Eugene Symphony Orchestra. He has performed and is a member many jazz, classical, and pop groups including the classical-jazz-rock-Latin-tango sextet Unstuck In Time. Dave has been the principal trumpet and an arranger for the Jazz Kings for 18 years and is a regular in the pit of Shedd Theatricals.
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