2016 Bach LT36B
My band teacher as a kid: Dale Bigus
My first college trombone teacher: Dr. Bill Richardson
My grad school trombone teacher: Carl Lenthe
Other music heroes: Michael W. Smith, Dream Theater, Chicago Symphony brass section, Miles Davis, Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, Dave Holland, Herbert von Karajan, Sarah Sartori
Dan began playing trombone at the age of eleven. Originally he wanted to play trumpet, but decided on trombone instead. Strangely, his family already had two of them at home, even though nobody at his house played trombone. That moment was his life's height of practicality.