Credits for Nick Drozdoff

Nicholas Drozdoff

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Professional Music Background as a Trumpeter

The following is a list summarizing Nick Drozdoff's personal professional experiences as a trumpeter throughout his career.

In addition to this Drozdoff ran his own contracting business for thirteen years. He led bands and brass ensembles for everything from weddings to large corporate events. He has had his brass quartet perform for Christmas Parties for John Hughes.

(*)Drozdoff has appeared as a concert soloist with bands and orchestras throughout the midwest. He has performed with the Lake Forest Symphony, Oak Lawn Symphony, Glenbrook North High School Bands, College of Lake County Bands, Lake Forest High School Bands, Lake Forest College Orchestras, Vandercook College Bands, Wright College Jazz Band to name a few.

His trumpet playing has been heard on recordings for radio and TV as well as on Chicago area jazz record albums for artists such as Marshall Vente, Doug Lofstrom, Isidro Perez, and Guy Fricano.

He is currently on call as lead/solo trumpet with the Chicago Grandstand Big Band and The Barrett Deems Big Band, among others. Drozdoff is frequently called upon to appear as a classical soloist in churches and in recital environments. He also still leads one of the Chicago area's finest brass quintets.

What Some People Have Said About Nick Drozdoff and His Music:

Maynard Ferguson:
"Nick is one of today's stongest players."
Larry Kart, Chicago Tribune:
"a powerful lead trumpeter..."
Owen Cordle, Downbeat Magazine:
"soaring trumpet work..."
Barry Winograd, WXRT Radio:
Nick Drozdoff is one of Chicago's most versatile and refreshing musicians."

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