Artist's BiographyJD Shaws horn could melt the polar icecaps, while the entire band pours it on in a molten manner.
- All About Jazz Magazine
J.D. Shaw is currently Professor of French Horn at the University of New Mexico and was, formerly, the French hornist with the internationally acclaimed Boston Brass where he was creative director, music arranger and co-owner of the ensemble. J.D. is an active solo artist and travels extensively throughout the United States as well as many countries in North America, Europe, and Asia. Professor Shaw has recorded over 15 albums encompassing diverse musical styles from the Classical, Jazz, and Latin genres. Such record labels include Loft Recordings, Mark Records, and Summit Records. J.D. has, also, been a featured performer on National Public Radios Performance Today and the CBS Morning Show. Orchestral credits include associations with the Rochester Philharmonic, San Francisco Symphony, Vienna Philharmonic, Wichita Symphony Orchestra, New Mexico Symphony Orchestra, Missouri Symphony, and the Boston Pops. In addition to his French Horn teaching and performing, J.D. is the music arranger and brass caption head for the World Champion Phantom Regiment Drum & Bugle Corps.