Craig Klein, trombone
Craig Klein: New Orleans’ hottest funk and jazz trombone.
Dates: 23.6 – 2.7.2016
Plays with The New Orleans Jazz Vipers
Admired on various occasions at JazzAscona – particularly alongside trumpeter Leroy Jones – Craig Klein is one of the most sought-after trombone players in New Orleans. Born in 960, he played with the New Orleans Night Crawlers and, for about fifteen years (until 2006) in Harry Connick Jr.’s Big Band. Above all, Klein is the founder, together with Mark Mullins, of the highly celebrated Bonerama band, with whom he has been performing since 1998. In 2015 he was nominated at the Best of The Beat Awards, once again, as best trombone player in New Orleans.