Jazz trumpeter and Yamaha Artist Chase Sanborn grew up in the New York City metropolitan area. He has lived in Boston and San Francisco, and, since 1981, Toronto. Chase is a veteran session musician and a mainstay of the bustling music scene in Toronto. Chase has toured or performed with Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, Diana Krall and many other jazz and pop artists, and released five CDs as a leader.
A dedicated and celebrated music educator, Chase Sanborn is an Associate Professor in Jazz Studies at the University of Toronto. His instructional books and videos (Jazz Tactics / Brass Tactics / The Brass Tactics 660 Routine / Tuning Tactics / Music Business Tactics) have garnered universal praise for their insightful and entertaining approach to playing and teaching music.