World-Renowned Trombonist Visits Harborfields

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On Jan. 17th, Harborfields music students were visited by world-renowned trombonist David Gibson. Mr. Gibson, a mainstay on the New York City jazz scene and a notable composer, arranger, and recording artist, spent the entire day working with students. After running a master class with a group of high school musicians that involved a dissection of several prepared pieces and group discussions with the Symphonic Band, Wind Ensemble, and Orchestra; Mr. Gibson travelled to Oldfield Middle School to work with a group of 7th grade trombonists in the process of preparing an ensemble piece for NYSSMA. In addition, he spent the evening working with the Harborfields High School Jazz Band.