• Presidential Medal of Freedom
  • 10 Grammy Awards
  • 6 Billboard Awards
  • 1 Emmy Award
  • 50 recordings published
  • Dizzy Gillespie was his mentor and friend

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  • Grammy winner
  • Featured soloist with Ray Charles, Louis Bellson, The Duke Ellington Orchestra, Maynard Ferguson, Chucho Valdez, Chico O'Farrill, Greg Allman and many more.
  • Founding member of the Jazz at Lincoln Center's Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra
  • Conducting seminars and master classes all over the world.

  • Winner of the numerous top trumpet competitions in the US
  • Trumpeter, Bandleader and Composer in the New York City Scene
  • Giveton Gelin Quintet
  • Giveton is making a name for himself on the New York Scene. After only being in New York City for two years he has played with pioneers of the NY jazz scene – like Curtis Lundy, Harold Mabern, Winard Harper, George Coleman, Joe Farnsworth, Sullivan Fortner, Ben Wolfe, Jon Batiste and Roy Hargrove

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Giveton Gelin

The well-known trombone player can be heard with

  • George Clinton
  • Prince
  • Maceo Parker
  • Lalah Hathaway
  • Sheila E.
  • David Sanborn
  • Brian Culbertson
  • and many more

"I've never owned a horn as long as I had the one before. But now, my present and future is with my daCarbo!!"

  • London’s most wanted Jazz and commercial trumpeter
  • Worked in the commercial sphere with Beverley Knight, Prince, Alicia Keys, Boy George, Leona Lewis, US3, Duffy, Basement Jaxx, Omar MBE and many more
  • Worked in the Jazz sphere with Gregory Porter, Roy Hargrove, Fred Wesley, Tony Kofi, Jean Toussaint, Joel Frahm, Jason Rebello, Will Vinson, Liane Carroll, Transatlantic Collective to name but a few
  • Co-leader of the QC/BA quartet
  • Touring with Kyle Eastwood Band
  • Brass teacher at Dordogne Jazz Summer School since 2001, Teacher at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, plus many masterclasses across the world

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The two trumpet players Thomas Huder and Michael Enders tested daCarbo trumpets intensively with and without the orchestra. From now on, they play daCarbo trumpets. With the model "Toni Maier" they form the typical classic sound without effort.

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Since 1987 at Palast Orchestra as trombone and viola player. He follows his trumpeter colleagues, Thomas Huder and Michael Enders, and plays from now on the daCarbo trombone.

 

  • Grammy Award Winner (Let it Whip - Dazz Band)
  • MOBO Award Recipient (Kool & The Gang)
  • Platinum & Gold Records Recipient (Kool & The Gang and Dazz Band)
  • 6 Top 100 Albums, 2 Top 100 Singles
  • 14 Albums with the Dazz Band
  • 7 Albums with Kool & The Gang
  • 2 Solo Albums
  • 2 Albums with United We Funk All Stars

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  • 8 years principle trumpet of Vienna Symphonic Orchestra
  • 35 years with "The Crazy Dollar Band": 270 concerts a year
  • Worked with mit Herbert von Karajan, Leonard Bernstein, Karl Böhm und Carlo Maria Giulini
  • Director of Johann-Joseph-Fux-Konservatorium Graz

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  • Trumpeter, Producer, Composer, Arranger and Teacher from the New York City Scene
  • With various styles ranging from Jazz, Funk, Soul, R&B, Gospel and World Music
  • Worked with recorded, toured or has shared the stage with:
    Wynton Marsalis, Mark Whitfield, Wyclef Jean, Melanie Fiona, Eric Benet, Al B. Sure, Norman Connors, Donnie McClurkin, Cece Winans, Bebe Winans, John P. Kee, The Late Rev. Timothy Wright and many more.

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  • 2 Grammy Awards
  • Founder and Leader of the Formation The RH Factor
  • Roy Hargrove Quintett
  • > 25 recordings published
  • Concerts with Dizzy Gillespie, Herbie Hancock, Wynton Marsalis, Freddie Hubbard, Natalie Cole, Diana Krall, Diana Ross, Shirley Horn and many more.

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  • Co-Founder of the Grammy Award winning group "No Doubt"
  • Trumpeter, Latin Percussionist, Producer and Arranger.
  • Played and worked with: No Doubt, The Skeletones, Bad Manners, The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Fishbone, Steel Pulse, The Roots Radics, Eddie Palmieri, Tito Puente (Sr & Jr), Lalo Rodriguez, Richie Ray, Sean "Puff Daddy" Combs, Mario Winans, Jeff Buckley, Bennie Maupin, Bob Mintzer, Peter White, David Sanborn and many other artists.
  • Actual Projects: Gabriel The Gun Quartet/Quintet; BackBeat Brawlers; The Lock 'N Load Horns

Even if you are not a music freak you have heard Rahmlee's trumpet on many recordings for sure. As a member of the legendary Phenix Horns Rahmlee played with an impressive number of famous musicians:
Earth, Wind & Fire, Phil Collins, The Jacksons, Tyrone Davis, Frida (of ABBA), Jackie Wilson, The Whispers, Michael Jackson, Stanley Turrentine, The Sylvers, Side Affect, Rodney Franklin, B.B. King, The Chi-Lites, Barbara Acklin, The Artistics, Gene Chandler, Tupac Shakur, Curtis Mayfield, Snoop Dogg, Donny Hathaway, Ramsey Lewis, Young-Holt Unlimited, Minnie Riperton, Philip Bailey, The Emotions, Klique, Charles Earland, Macy Gray, Bobby Womack, Al McKay & The L.A. All Stars/The Earth, Wind & Fire Experience and countless others.
Still active, he is working on his own albums.

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  • Gold Medal at National Convention Ensemble Contest
  • 6 years trumpeter at the Japanese Marine
  • Bands: Urb, Shinpei Ruike Four Piece Band, Landcsape Jazz Orchestra, DADA (Electro Jazz), Naruyoshi Kikuchi Dub Sextett, Routine Jazz Sextett
  • 7 albums released

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Concerts/Recordings with Dave Brubeck, Jonathan Butler, Bobby Caldwell, Lenny Castro, Brian Culbertson, Eric Darius, George Duke, Larry Dunn, Warren Hill, Dave Koz, Ramsey Lewis, Michael Lington, Tony Maiden, Eric Marienthal, Steve Miller, Ray Parker Jr., Mike Phillips, David Sanborn, Tamar, Stevie Wonder

On tour with Monica Mancini, ASoulful Christmas (Culbertson, Caldwell, Darius, Hill, Parker), Brian Culbertson, Brian Culbertson and the Funk Experience, ASoulful Christmas (Culbertson, Maiden, Phillips), Brian Culbertson [tpt, keys, arr], Rufus w/Sly Stone [tpt, keys]

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Jon Barnes is a world class musician, who played in the movie "Dirty Dancing" and works for "Earth Wind and Fire". He is also a writer, composer, producer and educator.

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Jon with Earth Wind and Fire

The Jazz legend Claudio Roditi plays the daCarbo-Trumpet in various concerts:

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