Herb's Biography

TOURS:

Herb Bruce spent many years in Nashville, where he worked with many Nashville Stars. His major tours includes: Boots Randolph, the Nashville Brass, and The Jack Daniels Silver Comet Band. He's been around the world with Spiritual to the Bone and the premiere Salvation Army Brass Bands. He has performed with many show orchestras like: Steve Lawrence & Eydie Gorme, Jackie Evancho, Bob Hope, Wayne Newton, Nelson Riddle, Jimmy Dorsey, Liza Minelli, The Four Freshman, The Four tops, The Temptations, Amy Grant, Al Hirt, Burt Bacharach, Bernadette Peters and Les Brown.

RECORDINGS INCLUDE:

  • Back Street Boys
  • Hank Williams Jr.
  • Boots Randolph
  • Nashville Brass
  • Kenneth Copeland (Gospel)

MILITARY EXPERIENCE:

  • Staff Officer in the office fo the Chief, US Army Bands.
  • Audition Finalist, Solo Chair, US Marine Band.
  • 3 Tours at the Navy School of Music, Little Creek, Virginia

SPORTS RELATED MUSIC:

  • Official Banks Representing The Green Bay Packers
  • Hector "Macho" Camacho
  • Alanta Braves
  • Kentucky Colonels (Remember the ABA?)
  • Harlem Globetrotters
  • Memphis Grizzlies (World Football League). A receiver ran right into the band!

MOVIES:

  • Scores for Jerry Reed "What Comes Around" &
  • Shaquille O. Neal's "Shazaam" (We think that one went over like Shaq's free throws)

TV SPECIALS ON ABC, CBS, CABLE AND SYNDICATIONS SUCH AS:

  • ABC's Wide World of Sports
  • Country Music Association Awards Show (Culture Shock!)
  • Dove Awards Show
  • Ringling Brothers Circus Specials
  • Nashville Now
  • Siskel & Ebert 500th Show Anniversary Show
  • Michael Feinstein

TEACHING & EDUCATION RELATED:

  • Vanderbilt University: Assistant Director of Bands
  • Blair School of Music: Instructor of Trombone
  • David Lipscomb College: Instructor of Trombone

ARTIST REPRESENTING:

  • Boosey & Hawkes
  • Mirafone Corporation
  • Lawler Trombone Company

 


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