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!

Jazz Studies @ The University of Toronto

Visitors to this website are sometimes surprised to discover that there really is a Chase Sanborn, and that he is not dead. Chase is not dead, and in fact is a core faculty member in the Jazz Studies program at the University of Toronto. If you are considering post-secondary studies in jazz, you should take a good look at this program.
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Jazz Studies at the University of Toronto

Jazz Studies at the University of Toronto provides students with a comprehensive education in jazz. It is a small, high-level program, with approximately 80 students enrolled, earning Bachelors, Masters and Doctorate degrees in jazz performance. The faculty is comprised of some of the most prominent jazz musicians in Canada.
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Why Should You Choose U of T Jazz?

Why should you choose U of T Jazz over other jazz programs? What is different about this program? These are common questions from students considering where to study. Here are just some of the reasons to choose U of T Jazz:
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Is U of T Jazz Right For You?

How do you decide where to study music after high school? You may know a school’s reputation through word of mouth; you may have done some research (as you are doing now); your music teacher may make a recommendation (often his or her Alma Mater), or you may have a friend who attends a particular institution.
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U of T Students Speak

We asked our students: Why did you choose U of T Jazz? What’s the best thing about the U of T Jazz program for you? How has the program impacted on you as a musician and a person?
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U of T Students Listen


What kind of music are U of T Jazz students into? Here’s a short list of suggested listening, submitted by the students.
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A Profile of U of T Jazz

By Sean MacKay

It’s 6:30 on a Monday night at The Rex, Toronto’s preeminent jazz and blues bar. A sextet of young musicians sets up their instruments on the faded brown, half-moon stage. “Faculty of Music” is painted on the back of their music stands.
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