Chase Sanborn is an engaging modern jazz trumpet voice with a warm, inviting tone, fluid lyrical phrasing, and a style that always swings. He exhibits the cultivated sensibility of a player at the peak of his powers.
Music Business Tactics is an easy and enjoyable read that provides sound, practical advice. If you are an aspiring musician, or you know one, get this book! You need this information!
Chase Sanborn goes right to the heart and soul of the music. His performance was an inspiration to hundreds of festival participants, and his positive and upbeat outlook made a lasting impact on our students
Jazz Tactics presents the material in such a clear and simple way, with the vitality and spirit of a live teaching session. This method speaks to all musicians, regardless of age and previous experience.
Chase addresses the needs of developing musicians in a manner that is understandable and relevant. My students were thrilled to work with someone who understands their learning curve.
Tuning Tactics teaches you to listen. In just a short time, I've witnessed strong improvement in my students' awareness. Tuning Tactics makes good intonation attainable for all!
Chase Sanborn has a natural gift for engaging and involving an audience. He shares a wealth of honest and knowledgeable information about music and the music business.
Brass Tactics offeres authoritative instruction balanced with sage and homely advice. It shows you how to handle yourself in any professional or amateur situation. No trumpet player should be without this book!

Clinic Comments

Chase Playing“Chase was a hit at our jazz festival. His workshops and performance were universally applauded. We hope to have him back soon.”

“Chase made a lasting impression on our students. Everyone was inspired by his musicianship and artistry as a performer—and equally by his presentations in classes on a wide variety of subjects. He is able to work with students of all abilities and provides a wealth of valuable and well-organized information in imaginative ways. He is encouraging and supportive with those to whom topics are new, and challenges the more experienced players. It was terrific having him here on campus, and we look forward to having him back again!”

“The comments I have received from teachers and students following your clinics have all been very positive. Everyone took away more than a few tricks and tips and the students discovered newfound appreciation for their chosen instruments.”

“Chase Sanborn has a natural gift for engaging and involving an audience. He speaks with the insight of an experienced insider, sharing a wealth of honest and knowledgeable information about music and the music business. His positive and upbeat outlook made a lasting impact on our students-I can hardly believe the difference in what I am hearing already. I am thrilled that they had the chance to work with him!”

“Chase explains improvisation in a way that is non-threatening, musically or intellectually. He challenged the audience to open up our ears and minds, and to break down musical assumptions, creating a satisfying musical experience for all concerned. A lot of light bulbs went on during this session!”

“Chase Sanborn’s workshop was very well received; my normally antsy grade 9′s were spellbound! The kids were buzzing with excitement afterwards. They learned a lot and it showed. This was a really worthwhile workshop with a monster player!”

“Chase Sanborn’s Jazz Tactics was one of the most engaging, informative and entertaining workshops I have ever attended. The feedback from the participants was overwhelmingly positive.”

“Chase Sanborn covered so many aspects of brass playing that I won’t even try to mention them all. It was amazing to see and hear what can be accomplished with the right approach!”

“Chase Sanborn showed a level of profound musicianship that was an inspiration to all of us in the room.”

“Chase really left a lasting impression. Everybody wants to know when he is coming back!”

“Chase Sanborn’s clinics were interesting and informative, and well-tailored to the educational level of the attendees.”

“Chase’s clinics cleared up many mysteries for my students. We all felt inspired!”

“Our students were thrilled to play with someone who understands their learning curve.”

“Chase explains and demonstrates jazz improvisation in a way that is powerful, effective and inspirational.”

“What Chase did for our students was amazing; this was exactly what our program needed!”

“Chase Sanborn addresses the needs of developing musicians in a manner that is understandable and relevant.”

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